Session court reserves verdict on plea against Cynthia Ritchie

Session court has reserved its verdict on plea filed against US blogger Cynthia Ritchie for defaming the slain chairperson of PPP and former prime minister Benazir Bhutto.

According to details, after Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has also requested the court to dismiss the plea against US blogger.

FIA told the court that petitioner is not the targeted victim or guardian of the victim so the agency could not lodge a complaint.

The counsel of petitioner argued that due to the nature of tweets against Benazir Bhutto, every worker of Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) is aggrieved party. On this court remarked that why heirs of Benazir Bhutto are not lodging a complaint.

It is pertinent to mention here that application filed by Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) district president seeks registration of a case against US blogger Cynthia D. Ritchie under cybercrime act.

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