PESHAWAR - An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) Saturday adjourned the hearing of cases against Tehrik-e-Nifaz-e-Sharia Mohammadi (TNSM) Chief Sufi Mohammad till March 14.

The hearing of the cases was held in Peshawar’s Central Jail. Besides other cases, Sufi Mohammad and his two sons are facing sedition charges over a speech at the Grassy Ground Swat in Feb 2009 when the government had made a deal with him for restoration of peace in Malakand division.

 The court has charged the TNSM chief for treason over his speech against democracy and state at the Grassy Ground in Swat where he had termed democracy and the then-government as un-Islamic and unconstitutional. Sufi Mohammad is the father-in-law of outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah. The court adjourned the hearing till March 14.