ISLAMABAD: A petition seeking to try Lyari gang war leader Uzair Baloch in the military court was filed in the Supreme Court on Monday.

 The petitioner Mehmood Akhtar Naqvi said that cases against Uzair Baloch were registered under anti-terrorism act while the accused played a role in deteriorating the law and order situation in Karachi.

 He said that the accused has links with prominent leaders of a major political party in the province.

 Federation, Sindh govt, Interior Ministry, Ministry of Defence, Law Ministry, Attorney General, Sindh Advocate General and other concerns have been made respondents in the petition.