Lawyers help suspect flee

Published July 1, 2014
It was the third incident during the last week in Lahore in which lawyers have helped a suspect escape custody. —File photo
It was the third incident during the last week in Lahore in which lawyers have helped a suspect escape custody. —File photo

LAHORE: A murder suspect escaped police custody with the help of his lawyers after the Lahore High Court rejected his bail petition on Monday.

Tandlianwala police had registered a case against Zaman Shah on double murder charges and the suspect filed a bail petition with the court.


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The investigating officer told the court that all the evidences collected during the investigation went against the suspect.

Relying on the statement of the police, Justice Mahmood Maqbool Bajwa dismissed the bail petition of the suspect.


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The police arrested the suspect. However, they could not hold him for long as his counsel along with other lawyers 'rescued' their client.

Published in Dawn, July 1st , 2014

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