Lahore: Armed men barge into guardian judge’s house
LAHORE: About 35 men with guns entered the house of Guardian Judge Misbah Khan in Model Town on Saturday and threw her valuables out on the road. Model Town police arrested seven of the men and registered a case against them and 28 others under various sections of the PPC.
The judge alleged that these men belong to a land mafia. The judge also alleged that the men roughed up her father.
The case was registered on the complaint of Misbah Khan’s father and former judge Sagheer Muhammad Khan.
Misbah Khan, resident of 98-G-Block, Model Town, alleged that the Model Town police did not provide them with security even after they had asked for it. She also claimed that the armed men had stolen 15 tolas of gold and other valuables worth Rs 400,000.
Misbah Khan alleged that about 35 men led by Advocate Tufail Haider of Toba Tek Singh entered her house at about 6:00pm on Saturday. She alleged that the men roughed up her father and her and demanded they vacate the house.
She alleged that the men dragged them out and threw their belongings out of the house. She alleged that the men also shot in the air. She said that she told Lahore Bar president Latif Sara about the incident, who got to the scene with lawyers and the police.
The police arrested seven of the accused, while the rest managed to flee.
She alleged that Tufail Haider wanted to occupy her house and had prepared fake documents in this regard.
Model Town police registered a case under section 395, 354, 506, 448, 511, 342, 148/149 of the PPC against seven nominated and 28 unidentified people. The arrested were identified as Tufail Haider, Pervaiz Masih, Kashif, Naeem, Ramzan, Shafiq and Naseer.
The complainant told the police that a case over the possession of their house was in court and that they (Sagheer Khan and Misbah Khan) were the real owners. He claimed that the assailants had taken 15 tolas of gold and other valuables.
SP Model Town Imran Ahmar and Model Town police investigation in charge Ahmad Raza were unavailable for comment.
The complete article can be found at Dawn News.