ISLAMABAD      -      An Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) Monday granted exemption from hearing to Minister of Foreign Affairs Shah Mehmood Qureshi, MNA Asad Umer, Shafqat Mehmood and others in a case related to attack on buildings of PTV and Parliament during 2014 sit-in.

ATC Judge Raja Jawad Abbas conducted hearing on the above case registered by Secretariat Police Station.  As the hearing began, the ten accused including the leaders of ruling Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) filed petitions seeking one-day exemption from hearing which had been accepted by the judge.

The court, however, adjourned the case till November 19.