ISLAMABAD: The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Friday turned down the post-arrest bond applications of four legal (IHC) representatives jailed for storming right into the Islamabad High Court on Feb 8. ATC Court Raja Jawad Abbas Hassan dismissed the bond applications of supporters Naveed Hayat Malik, Chaudhry Zafar Ali Warraich, Nazia Bibi and Sheikh Mohammad Shoaib.
The detained attorneys in their request preserved that the First Information Record (FIR) registered versus them in connection with the Feb 8 incident was totally false, produced, prepared and ungrounded.
The application stated the 4 attorneys were innocent and the case ought to be further penetrated. “In addition, sections declared in the FIR are not brought in against present petitioners.”
However the court observed that the petitioners were amongst the 300 attorneys who harmed the Chief Justice Block and even the chamber of the IHC chief justice was not spared besides holding the principal justice in arrest for fairly some time.
” The petitioners existing at the scene of criminal offense as well as directly charged with joint commission of alleged offenses attracting the prohibitory stipulation of Section 497 of the Criminal Treatment Code have actually fallen short to cause record justifiable premises for workout of giving in of post-arrest bond in their favour,” stated the court order.
IHC chief justice directs cops not to bug attorneys not involved in attack on court
At The Same Time, IHC Principal Justice Athar Minallah sought a record from the chief commissioner as well as the examiner general of authorities Islamabad on a grievance that authorities were bothering attorneys that were not involved in the IHC attack instance.
The chief justice issued the direction on the grievance of senior attorney Mohammad Nazir Jawad that stated police officials had actually invaded his chamber on Thursday.
Justice Minallah revealed worry over indiscriminate raids on workplaces of attorneys to detain those who had assaulted the IHC building.
He said that Mr Jawad was not involved in any type of way in the grave event and also as opposed to capturing the rascals really associated with the incident, some other members of the bar who had no role in it were being harassed.
The court sought a record from the chief commissioner and also the IGP within 2 hrs to discuss why those that were not involved in the event were being bugged.
They were also routed to clarify their failing in capturing those who were actually involved in storming the high court.
Deputy Commissioner Hamza Shafqaat and also SSP Islamabad Mustafa Tanveer who appeared before the court “were incapable to clarify why the individuals associated with storming of the High Court have not been apprehended and instead those who are honorable members of the Bar having no interest in the case are being harassed,” Justice Minallah noted.
The court guided the authorities to perform an inquiry and send a joint record explaining on whose orders members of the bar not associated with the storming of the high court were harassed.