Pakistan News / Anti Terrorism Fair Trail Act > According to the initial reports the Anti-terrorism Fair Trial Act 2012 has been approved by the federal cabinet on Wednesday, E Pakistan News reported.
The federal cabinet met here with Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf in chair. The meeting discussed the proposed anti-terrorism act and political situation in the country.
Under the Anti-terrorism Fair Trail Act of 2012, phones calls, SMSes and emails can be used as evidence against the accused.
Moreover, the Act also allows use of communication tools as a prosecution witness. In addition, the Act also allows to initiate proceedings under the anti-terrorism act against anyone found involved in providing financial help to terrorists.
The federal cabinet also approved a bill under which anyone involved in electricity theft or responsible for damaging tranmission lines can be arrested without warrants