Additional advocate general Mujahid Ali confirmed to the court that the case was withdrawn by the last government after the government and TNSM
made a deal for Swat peace but was restored in 2009.
chief was also accused of sending hundreds of his followers to fight against the US-led international forces.
chief was taken to the hospital in handcuffs and could not walk properly on account of the aches.
Maulana Ahmed is believed to be a close aide of Sufi Muhammad, father-in-law of Swat Taliban chief Fazlullah, and was the TNSM
vice-president in Shangla.
Maulana Badshah Zeb, who has been the Upper Dir district chief of the TNSM
for several years laid down arms along with nine other militants late on Monday.Nine other militants also surrendered in Wari region, The News reported.
spokesman Amir Ezat Khan said Maulana Sufi Mohammad, who for the last four months had camped at Timar Garah near Swat, will camp at Grassi Ground in Swat along with his supporters, and will hold dialogue with Taliban headed by Maulana Fazlullah, from there.
Monday's assault on the TNSM
chief in Maidan tehsil of Lower Dir district wounded four policemen escorting him, according to Pakistani newspapers.
Prior to formation of TNSM
in 1989, the Maulana had remained a member of Jamaat-i-Islami Pakistan.
Judge Abdul Rauf of the ATC, which was conducting proceedings inside the Peshawar Central Jail, also issued orders to transfer the remaining three cases against the TNSM
chief to courts in Swat.
"The Taliban of Swat will agree to lay down their weapons if Sharia is enforced and implemented in Malakand region and, if they were to refuse, the armed forces of TNSM
will fight against them and disarm them," the elderly cleric told Gulf News in an exclusive interview.
That case pertained to a public meeting addressed by Sufi Mohammad on April 19, 2009, after the TNSM
had entered into an agreement with the then Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government.
During the hearing, the court charged the TNSM
chief for treason for his speech against democracy and state at Grassy Ground in Swat where he had termed democracy and the thengovernment as unIslamic and unconstitutional.