In 1981 under the former military ruler Zia-ul-Haq the Section 7 of the Act was suspended through an ordinance, providing no ground for a Christian to divorce his partner except on charges of adultery
The attack on the army-run school in Peshawar, in which nearly all the victims were schoolchildren, shocked Pakistanis and led the country to lift a moratorium on executions in place since 2008.
Sayed Naeem said the court announced the ruling at an undisclosed location because of security concerns.
It is increasingly difficult for Pakistan to punish those who kill for religious reasons.
The court had on April 16 ruled that daily hearings would be held starting April 24.
Police told Additional District and Sessions Judge Lahore Rafaqat Ali that Mohammad Musa’s name had been struck off from the FIR.
A Pakistani court on Monday (April 7) directed police to register a case against film actress Meera and her husband in connection with their alleged sex video.
High drama was witnessed at the hearing as the court was due to indict Musharraf over his 2007 imposition of emergency rule.
This is the first time in Pakistan’s history that a former military chief is facing trial for treason.
A British national of Pakistani origin, arrested in 2010 for writing letters claiming to be a prophet, was sentenced to death.
The court said it had been informed by authorities that Musharraf was barred from travelling out of the country as he was included in the Interior Ministry’s Exit Control List.
The 70-year-old former president’s trial in the case was also postponed to November 11.
Musharraf’s lawyers have said he faces security risks and hence the case should be moved out from Quetta.
Musharraf is currently being held at his farmhouse in Islamabad.
According to Crime Branch sources,wanted bookie brothers Sanjay and Pawan Jaipur,who are said to be hiding in Dubai