Sialkot case: Bail plea of former DPO adjourned until 17th

The hearing of a bail application of former DPO Sialkot Waqar Ahmed Chohan, who is in jail on judicial remand, was adjourned until September 17.

The anti-terrorism court 2 took up the bail plea of the former DPO in the lynching case of two brothers.

The former DPO’s counsel told the court he could not obtain the record of the case as investigation was still incomplete.

He prayed to the court to extend the hearing of the bail application. The court accepting the request adjourned the case till September 17.

Notices were also issued to plaintiffs on the application of the former DPO but Inspector Hameedullah told the court the plaintiffs had neither appeared in the court nor hired any lawyer to represent them.

The court again summoned the plaintiffs on Septemeber 17.

The judge also sent proclaimed offender Shafiq alias Fauji on seven-day judicial remand.