Lahore court issues notice to police officer for refusing to book Musharraf
Lahore, Aug.19 (ANI): A court in Lahore has issued a notice to the Station Head Officer (SHO) of Islampura Police Station for refusing to register a criminal case against former President General Pervez Musharraf.
Hearing a petition filed by an advocate, Syed Azhar Ali Shah, seeking directions for registration of a case against Musharraf, an additional district and sessions judge issued notice to Islampura SHO to appear before the court on September 2.
Shah, in his petition, has alleged that Musharraf had issued an illegal order on Nov 3, 2007, against the judges of the whole country.
The petition states that Musharraf had illegally detained the judges of higher judiciary, including Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry.
It said a number of lawyers got fatal injuries and many of them were set ablaze, while some of them succumbed to their burns, so the respondent was liable to be proceeded under sections 302,324,334,336,337,342 of the PPC, the News reports. (ANI)