Rawalpindi: Bus driver, conductor booked for beating judge
RAWALPINDI: Labour Ministry bus driver and conductor were booked by the police on charges of hitting their vehicle with a Civil Judge’s car, beating and injuring him and snatching his purse and cellphone, police said.
The civil judge Syed Azfar Sultan suffered bruises on his lips, injury on his left hand thumb, and also reported pain in his jaw, bruises on his right ear and on his body. The bus driver Muhammad Shabir and Ghulam Chun denied that they had snatched purse or any other item from the civil judge.
Abdul Sattar, the driver of the civil judge lodged an FIR with the Banni police in which he said he was carrying his boss Syed Azfar Sultan (Civil Judge) to Islamabad when a bus (IDH-4367), belonged to ministry of labour, hit his car from a wrong side on Murree Road. He said the bus driver after hitting the Civil Judge’s car stopped the bus near Naz Cinema traffic signal and got out of it.
He alleged both the driver Muhammad Shabir and conductor Ghulam Chan dragged the civil judge of his car and started beating him with iron rod. He said they tore clothes of the judge. He said he tried to rescue the judge but in vain. The attackers forcibly snatched the purse and mobile phone of the judge, he said. He said the purse contained Rs2,000, and service card. The police have registered a case against the bus driver and conductor and started investigation.