The Islamabad High Court has rejected the petition filed by former human rights minister and PTI leader Dr Shireen Mazari challenging Section 124-A of the Pakistan Penal Code, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah on Saturday heard the petition and threw it out declaring it non-maintainable.
PTI leader Dr Mazari petitioned the court to declare the Section 124-A of PPC under which sedition cases are filed null and void.
During yesterday’s hearing, Chief Justice Minallah remarked that legislation was parliament’s prerogative and the court could not intervene in it.
Reporter Ehtisham Kiyani