'Million March' man Qadri to file appeal in Canadian court for summons over violating asylum oath

Last Updated: Sat, Jan 19, 2013 09:50 hrs

Minhajul Quran International (MQI) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri has decided to file an appeal in the Canadian federal court after Canadian authorities summoned him for violating his asylum oath.

According to Express News, sources said that Qadri has hired four lawyers who will appear in the federal court on his behalf and will maintain that he received complete security in Pakistan.

Meanwhile, Qadri's lawyer Mendel Green who had requested for Qadri's asylum in Canada refused to contest the summon order issued by authorities, the Express Tribune reports.

Canadian authorities had summoned Qadri on February 5, and sought explanation from him for violating the oath he took while seeking asylum.

The authorities said that Qadri violated the oath stating that he was not allowed to enter the country he had sought asylum from, the report said.

Qadri is scheduled to fly back to Canada on January 27 along with his family, it added. (ANI)

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