File chargesheet in blasphemy case: Pak court
During today's proceedings in the additional district and sessions court in Islamabad, the police sought more time to present the chargesheet, which was earlier due to be submitted today.
A police officer told the judge that the case was now being handled by a special team led by a SSP in line with the court's directives.
Rimsha was granted bail on September 7 after three witnesses testified before a magistrate that the imam of the mosque in the girl's neighbourhood had planted the evidence that was used to implicate her.
Two days later, Rimsha and her family were moved to an undisclosed location for security reasons.
The imam was subsequently arrested and charged under the controversial blasphemy law.
The lawyer of the man who accused Rimsha asked the court to cancel Rimsha's bail and not to grant more time to the police to submit the chargesheet.
He further claimed that police were threatening Malik Ammad, Rimsha's accuser, and other witnesses.
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