‘Kidnapped’ PML-N lawyer returns

Updated 15 Oct 2019

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Lawyer reached home around 3:30am and also visited the high court bar on Monday. — AFP/File
Lawyer reached home around 3:30am and also visited the high court bar on Monday. — AFP/File

LAHORE: PML-N Lawyers Forum Lahore Vice President Kashif Ali Chaudhry returned home in the early hours of Monday after allegedly being kidnapped from Thokar Niaz Baig on Sunday.

Mr Chaudhry was visiting a market near his residence when some unidentified people on two vehicles approached him. CCTV footage showed some masked men holding the lawyer and later shifting him to a black vehicle.

Reports suggested that Mr Chaudhry had chanted slogans against national institutions during former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s hearing in a Lahore accountability court on Oct 11.

His brother Nazim Hussain had filed an application with Hanjarwal police station for registration of a case.

The lawyer reached home around 3:30am and also visited the high court bar on Monday.

Published in Dawn, October 15th, 2019