Tuesday, December 25, 2012

State Aristocracy’s Pakistan – 5: Justice for the elite class

The News in its print edition on December 23 reported the following:

Bakery boy absolves CM’s relative, cops of torture

LAHORE: A judicial magistrate of cantonment courts on Saturday adjourned the hearing by January 9 of a case against Ali Imran Yousaf, son-in-law of the Punjab chief minister, eight others including seven officials of Elite Force. 

On Saturday, the court recorded the statement of complainant Irfan who said that neither the CM’s son-in-law nor elite force officials had tortured him. He said he had been tortured by unidentified persons.
After recording the statement, the court adjourned the case until January 9. 

Previously, the court had indicted the CM’s son-in-law and others including Zafar Hussain, said to be the bodyguard of the Punjab chief minister’s son -in-law, and Elite Force officials Riaz, Yousuf, Mohsin, Maqsod, Farid, Nawab and Khalil Ahmed. 

According to the case, an FIR was registered by Umer Hussain, owner of the bakery, stating that on October 7, a woman came to the bakery and asked for a cake but the employees refused to entertain her, saying that the shop was closed for cleaning.

Here is the link to this news: http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-5-149966-Bakery-boy-absolves-CMs-relative-cops-of-torture

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