Khadija Shah’s judicial remand extended by 14 days


LAHORE: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Lahore on Monday extended the judicial remand of Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) activist Khadija Shah by 14 days.

Shah, who was arrested in the Jinnah House arson and vandalism case, was presented before ATC judge Abhar Gul Khan, who extender her judicial remand till July 17.

During the hearing, the judge also instructed the police to submit a challan regarding the case.

Shah, the daughter of former finance minister Salman Shah and Pakistan-US dual national, had surrendered  herself to Lahore’s Iqbal Town police on May 23 after she was booked in the Jinnah House attack case.

In June, her lawyer told the media that “no significant evidence” against her was found by police, and her case remained pending in the Lahore High Court for adjudication.

On June 24, the US Consul General in Lahore met with Shah in prison to discuss legal matters regarding her release.

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