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Pakistan court issues notice to JuD for running 'sharia court'

PTI | Apr 20, 2016, 04.40 PM IST

HIGHLIGHTS


  1. A Pakistan court has issued a notice to Hafiz Saeed-led Jamat-ud-Dawah
  2. Like Taliban, JuD has recently set up a 'sharia court' to hand out "easy and swift justice"
  3. It is first such parallel judicial system in Pakistan's Punjab Province



51909950 - Pakista Court Notice p JuD for running ' shariah Court'Hafiz Saeed, leader of a banned Islamic group Jamat-ud-Dawa.LAHORE: A Pakistani court has issued a notice to the Jamat-ud-Dawah, led by the 2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed, for running a Taliban-style parallel judicial system here.

Lahore high court's Justice Shahid Bilal Hassan on Tuesday issued notices to JuD's Qazi Hafiz Idrees, secretary interior, federal law minister, Punjab chief secretary, Inspector General Police Punjab and the Lahore police chief directing them to file a reply on April 26.

On the lines of the Taliban, JuD has recently set up a 'sharia court' here to hand out "easy and swift justice", the first such parallel judicial system in Pakistan's Punjab Province.

The court named as "Darul Qaza Sharia" is a parallel private judicial system established primarily to provide 'easy and swift justice' to the people.