Pakistan court reserves verdict over JuD chief's petition regarding Kashmir issue

Pakistan court reserves verdict over JuD chief's petition regarding Kashmir issue

JuD chief Saeed in his petition alleged that India had been committing 'atrocities' on Kashmiris and 'violating' UN resolutions. Photograph: (AFP)

Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan Aug 24, 2016, 06.23 PM (IST)
A Pakistani court today reserved its verdict over a petition filed by Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief seeking directives for the government to take up the Kashmir issue at the UN Security Council forum.

Saeed had filed the petition in the Lahore High Court on August 12.

Lahore High Court Chief Justice Syed Mansoor Ali heard the petition and reserved the judgement after hearing arguments from Saeed's counsel advocate A K Dogar.

Saeed in his petition alleged that India had been committing "atrocities" on Kashmiris and "violating" the resolutions passed by the UN.

The petetion alleged that India also did not give Kashmiris their right to self-determination.

Saeed sought a court order for the federal government to take up the Kashmir issue at the Security Council to force India to obey the Security Council's resolution passed in April 1948.

(WION with inputs from agencies)

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The petition sought directives for the government to raise the Kashmir issue with the UN Security Council

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