“The ban shows the government is nervous over Panama Leaks scandal. It wants to suppress any voice against its corruption,” Pakistan Peoples’ Party leader Faisal Mir said.
The US has maintained that the attack on a CIA base in Afghanistan was the handiwork of al Qaeda and not the Haqqani network.
Ansari had crossed over illegally to Pakistan from Afghanistan in 2012 reportedly to meet a girl he had befriended online and then went missing. He was later arrested and tried by a Pakistani military court, which pronounced him guilty of espionage.
Pakistani officials placed a lock on the gate of the group’s offices on Thursday night and asked employees to leave.
Government had requested the IHC to consider the matter “urgent” and fix the date of hearing at earliest.
The govt has also announced that it will challenge Lakhvi’s bail after the winter break of courts ends on January 8.
Imran Khan last Sunday held an anti-government protest rally in Karachi to renew his demand for Sharif resignation.
With Imran stepping up pressure on the government, Qadri also reiterated PAT’s demand for Sharif’s resignation.
Developments came after direct talks between the government and protesters failed to break the deadlock.
Both Khan and Qadri have been called by Pak SC tomorrow in connection with the hearing on the protest.
Garbage is piling up, people are knocking on doors to use bathrooms as twin protests rock Pak capital.
Kashmiri separatists have been meeting Pakistani leaders and officials since 1999.
Qadri has came back from Canada to lead what he called a “revolution” against the government.
Musharraf had filed a petition in the court to remove his name from the ECL so that he can visit his ailing mother in the UAE.
The Tehrik-e-Insaf sought a ceasefire from the military and the Taliban as well as a time-bound dialogue.