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Petition to initiate treason case against Sharif file in Pak court

Press Trust of India  |  Lahore 

A petition was filed today in a to register a treason case against ousted Sharif for his controversial remarks questioning the policy to allow the "non-state actors" to cross the border and "kill" people in in 2008.

The petition was filed in the by on behalf of Awaami Tehreek's Khurram Gandapur, alleging that Sharif's statement is against national security and state institutions.

Sharif on Saturday publicly acknowledged in an interview that militant organisations are active in and questioned the policy to allow the "non-state actors" to cross the border and "kill" people in

The petition also prayed the court to initiate proceedings against him, The Express Tribune reported.

is also mentioned as a respondent in the petition apart from 68-year-old Sharif.

Sharif's comments have stirred a controversy in

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First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 17:10 IST
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