Anti-Terrorism Court Judge Abher Gul heard request of police.
Lawyer requested provisions of terrorism should be removed.
Medical tests will be conducted to determine age of accuse.
LAHORE: The Anti-Terrorism Court in Lahore approved a five days physical remand of Afnan Shafqat, in a case related to tragic road accident in DHA Lahore.
Anti-Terrorism Court Judge Abher Gul heard the request of the police, accused Afnan Shafqat was presented in the court.
The lawyer of the accused pleaded that the accused is young and the media trial is being conducted. He requested that the provisions of terrorism should be removed from the case.
The court remarked that the things you(lawyer) are talking about are for the trial, the truth should come before everyone, the incident is sad, there should be an investigation on truth and merit so that the truth comes before everyone.
Police said that provisions of terrorism have been included in the case and medical tests will be conducted to determine the age of the accused. Police said investigation is required on various aspects and the court should grant physical remand.
On the complaint of the lawyer of the accused, the court told the investigating officer that the accused should not be harassed and the investigation should be on merit.
The plaintiff Rafaqat requested that the accused should be punished according to law.
The court handed over accused Afnan Shafqat to the police on 5-day physical remand and asked for an investigation report on the next hearing.
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It should be noted that the accused Afnan Shafqat is accused of deliberately hitting his car and killing six members of the plaintiff’s family in the accident.