Kasur rally: LHC indicts accused involved in anti-judiciary speeches


LAHORE : – Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday has indicted accused, involved in anti-judiciary speeches during Kasur rally.

Six accused including member of provincial assembly (MPA) Naeem Safdar and Ayaz Ahmed appeared in the court during a hearing, headed by Justice Muzahir Naqvi, over petition filed against anti-judiciary speeches case.

The prosecutor read out the indictment statement after which, the court directed to submit the reply in seven days.

The accused said that they unintentionally used derogatory language against the judiciary and are ashamed of it over which, the court said that your leader also does the same act.

Meanwhile, forensic report of CDs was presented in the court while unconditional apology was also sought by lawyers of three culprits.

In April, police detained as many as 50 Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) workers for holding protest against institutions in Kasur on Wednesday.

The rally was held at Shahbaz Road under the supervision of member of National Assembly (MNA) Waseem Akhtar Sheikh and member of provincial assembly (MPA) Naeem Safdar Ansari. Slogans and foul language against judicial system were also used during the protest.

The security personnel lodged two separate cases on the applications of Advocate Major (r) Habibur Rehman and Constable Abdul Rasheed against 80 people including chairman and vice chairman and launched a search operation to nab other culprits.

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