NEW DEHLI-Treason case has been registered against Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit and freedom movement leader Shabir Ahmed Shah in an Indian court, Indian media reported Saturday.
According to the Indian media the case has been registered on the orders of Allahabad CGM court. As per report, the petition had been filed by an advocate Sushil Kumar Mishra in district court stating that the Pakistani HC Abdul Basit had met Shabir Shah neglecting the Indian Government orders not to meet him which can be seen as treason. The petition said the meeting was a conspiracy against the country and demanded the court to punish Abdul Basit and Shabir Shah.
The district court CGM Nilma Singh approved the petition and ordered to register the case. The next hearing of the case scheduled on September 5 while applicant statement would be registered first, the report said.