- Cynthia D Ritchie and PPP chief Senator Rehman Malik withdraw circumstances in opposition to one another.
- The two had approached the court docket to file circumstances in opposition to one another final 12 months.
ISLAMABAD: The petitions filed by US Blogger Cynthia D Ritchie and PPP chief Senator Rehman Malik to withdraw their circumstances in opposition to one another have been accepted by the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday.
According to Ritchie’s lawyer Imran Feroz Malik, she had filed a miscellaneous petition to withdraw the case.
Meanwhile, Malik’s lawyer additionally withdrew the petition in opposition to Ritchie. IHC’s Justice Amir Farooq granted each the petitions.
The two had approached the court docket to file circumstances in opposition to one another final 12 months.
Last 12 months, Cynthia D Ritchie had accused Rehman Malik of raping her in 2011. She alleged that some key PPP figures have been additionally concerned within the crime. According to her, she stored quiet for a protracted due to threats.
The blogger has 1000’s of followers on Twitter and her story remained prime development whereas she additionally went dwell on Facebook with the identical blame. The PPP chief denied any wrongdoing, describing her claims as derogatory and slanderous remarks, and approached the Federal Investigation Agency Cybercrime Wing in opposition to Ritchie’s smear marketing campaign.
Rehman Malik too had served a defamation discover to Ritchie who moved the court docket searching for registration of a rape case in opposition to Rehman Malik however her request was rejected after the police reported the blogger neither produced proof nor materials on report to point out that she had been harassed.