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Police presents Hashim Qureshi in court

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Ganga Hijacking Case:

Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Democratic Liberation Party (JKDLP) chairman Hashim Qureshi who is accused in Ganga Hijacking case was presented before Special Session Court Srinagar.

The Counsel for Hashim Qureshi argued before the court that his client can’t be perused again under double jeopardy, a statement issued by DLP said.

According to the statement the next hearing for the case has been listed on August 4.

The statement said that that the senior Advocate presented references of international law regarding the double jeopardy and argued that his client can’t be perused again under double jeopardy.

“Hashim Qureshi has already been sentenced by Pakistan Supreme Court and he has spent many years in the jail after which he was set free. The judgment papers of Pakistan Supreme Court have already been submitted before the court here,” the statement quoted Qureshi’s lawyer as saying.

The court while restoring the bail of Hashim Qureshi directed him to be present before the court of law during the next hearing.

Meanwhile, the court in a defamation case lodged against former IB officer RK Yadavi by the counsel of Hashim Qureshi directed the accused to be available in the court on August 4 next month.

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