KARACHI: Anti terrorist court hearing being misused in Pakistan said newly elected mayor of Karachi Waseem Akhter on Saturday, Aaj News reported.
While talking to media, after Dr. Asim’s case hearing, mayor of Karachi Waseem Akhter said,”I assured Chief of Army Staff that people of Karachi stands with me”.
“Anti terrorist court hearings are being misused in Pakistan and it influenced entire nation”, said Akhter adding that around 10 cases have been made against me. He questioned, why I was not investigated when I was a member of National Assembly? I am in jail for 71 days, who is being benefited from it ?, stated Akhter.
On another question, he answered,”My statements are the part of records. Since I am not in politics, it is not appropriate to talk against anyone and journalists need to stay careful while questioning about JIT.