President Arif Alvi appears in Anti-terrorism Court
ISLAMABAD: President Arif Alvi appeared in the anti-terrorism court in the Parliament attack case.
Anti-Terrorism Court Judge Muhammad Ali Warraich heard the Parliament attack case in which President Arif Alvi along with his lawyer Babar Awan reached the court.
President Arif Alvi, on the occasion of his appearance in the court, filed a petition not to seek presidential exemption.
The President said that I have tried to study Islamic history, there is no scope for exemption, I am bound by the constitution of Pakistan, the Qur’an is a bigger constitution than that, the constitution of Pakistan gives me exemption but I do not want to take this exemption.
Arif Alvi said that I was charged in 2016, I had also taken bail from the same court, the whole judiciary is requested to make quick decisions, my father had filed the case in 1977, that too continues till today.
Later, in a conversation with the media, the President said, “I came to know that the verdict of this case has been written. I was accused of supplying arms.” He added that, I have appeared in the court as a common man not as President.