Plea for case against PM, others adjourned

Our Correspondent
Thursday, Aug 18, 2022

LAHORE: An Additional District and Sessions Court on Wednesday adjourned the hearing of a petition seeking registration of a criminal case against Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, his son Hamza Shehbaz and others.

The court adjourned the hearing by September 8. The petition was moved by PTI leader Zubair Niazi. PM Shahbaz Sharif, Hamza Shahbaz, Rana Sanaullah, Chief Secretary Kamran Afzal have been made accused in the petition along with DC Lahore Umar Sher Chattha, former IG Rao Sardar, former CCPO Bilal Siddique Kamyana and DIG Operations Sohail Ch. The petition stated that on May 25, they were peacefully protesting against road blockades. However, SP Safdar Kazmi along with police and PMLN activists tortured the peaceful protesters. The petitioner alleged that the accused took away the petitioner's watch, mobile phone and Rs2 lakh.