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Ex-MPA, 15 others handed over to Army for trial

LAHORE: As many as 16 people, including a former PTI MPA, allegedly involved in arson attacks on military installations on May 9 were today handed over to the Army for trial under the Army Act 1952.

The 16 arrested persons were produced before an Anti-Terrorism Court which ordered their handing over to the commanding officer of the army, according to media reports.

The commanding officer had pleaded to the terrorism court for custody of the suspects in the attacks on corps commander house. 

The court reserved its ruling and later accepted the request and handed over the suspects to the army for trial under the Army Act.

The suspects included for member Punjab Assembly (MPA)  Mian Akram Usman.

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