Attempts to Harass Giglit-Baltistan Times for Raising The Rights of IDPs of Attabad-Hunza

Following is a so called notice sent to Gilgit-Baltistan Times, when it has

highlighted the issue of IDP Girls of Attabad-Hunza.

“THIS IS YOUR FINAL OPPORTUNITY TO AVOID CIVIL PROSECUTION FOR MAKING FALSE CLAIMS, ATTEMPTING TO STIGMATIZE RESPECTABLE FAMILIES AND CONSPIRE AGAINST A RESPECTABLE ORGANIZATION WITHOUT EVIDENCES.

 This notice represents final warning for this blog owner (https://gbtimes.wordpress.com) to immediately take down the false and forged story posted on this blog. Failing to do so would lead to claim for money damages amounting to Rs. 14,00,000 in addition to 3 years imprisonment as per section 1764 of the Pakistan Penal Code (Act XLV of 1860). This notice is being sent to you on date 12/04/2011 providing you an opportunity to remove the story by 14/04/2011. ACT IMMEDIATELY – THERE WILL BE NO FURTHER NOTICE This letter constitutes a demand for removal of this story and a final opportunity to settle prior to litigation.

You may consider consulting your own lawyer. Our client has authorized the prosecution of a civil action against you for false and forged claims in addition to conspiracy. If a lawsuit is filed against you, our client will be relying on those parts of the law (i.e. 17 514 and 515 of the PPC) that provide statutory damages from a minimum of Rs. 14,00,00 to Rs.30,00,000, and as high as Rs. 35,00,000 for willful conspiracy, plus attorney fees and court costs.

 Regards,

Attorney H.Haroon Sideeq, Esq.

For the Firm HKB Law Associates

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