Lahore Police stop Aitzaz from attending mourning prayer of Benazir BhuttoJanuary 2nd, 2008 - 6:30 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Jan 2 (ANI): A heavy contingent of police was deployed at the residence of Supreme Court Bar Association President Aitzaz Ahasan on Tuesday to stop him from participating in the Quran Khawani that was organised in memory of the late Prime Minister, Benazir Bhutto.
Aitzazs wife Bushra Aitzaz said that the home department had also sent the order for the extension of her husbands house arrest for another month.
The Quran Khawani (the recitation of the Quran) was organised by Bushra Aitzaz near her residence.
All phone lines of her house had been disconnected and the residents mobile phones had been blocked since December 28, 2007 when Aitzaz had called PPP chairperson Benazir Bhuttos husband Asif Ali Zardari to condole her assassination, she said.
About 3,000 people, including PPP activists, lawyers, students and members of the civil society attended the Quran Khawani (ANI)
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