Rawalpindi: 2 main accused in HFH doctors’ torturing case sent to jail
RAWALPINDI: Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) on Thursday cancelled the interim bails of two accused, in doctors’ torturing case and ransacking Holy Family Hospital (HFH) Intensive Caring Unit (ICU) a couple of months ago.
On cancellation of interim bails of the two accused namely Abid Abbasi and Naheem Abbasi, the police arrested both the accused and shifted them to Adiala Jail.
As per details, the ATC Judge Malik Muhammad Akram rejected the pre arrest bails of two accused, Naheem Abbasi and Abid Abbasi who allegedly beaten doctors in HFH and broken windowpanes of ICU in May 2011. Earlier, an anti-terrorism court on Tuesday sent a sub-inspector of New Town police to jail for six months for deliberately disobeying the court orders about arresting ten persons accused of attacking doctors at Holy Family Hospital in May, 2011
On the last hearing, the court convicted SI Zulfiqar Ahmed for not complying with the court orders for arresting a former Union Council Nazim of PML-N Abdi Abbasi and nine other nominated persons for attacking doctors on May 12.
According to the court order the SI has to remain in the jail for six months and has to pay Rs20, 000 as fine for not arresting the accused persons under section 37 of Anti-Terrorism Act ATA 1997.
The trial judge also issued show cause notice to New Town Station House Officer Ejaz Shah and directed him to submit his written reason for failing to arrest the accused men till July 7.
Earlier, the court issued show cause to SI Zulfiqar and convicted him after he submitted his reply saying he could not arrest the accused as they had gone into hiding. Dr Khurram Ahmed has filed a private complaint against ten persons all residents of Pindora for allegedly attacking the doctors and smashing the Intensive Care Unit of the HFH.
A large number of people had gathered at HFH after a taxi driver died of cardiac arrest and the enraged people started beating up the doctors alleging the doctors had committed negligent in treating the deceased.
In his private complaint Dr Khurrman has named ten persons for going unruly in the hospital and terrorizing the doctors present on duty besides damaging the medical equipment of the public hospital.