The anti-terrorism court canceled the bail granted to Barrister Hassan Niazi.
The anti-terrorism court in Lahore has canceled the bail upon appearing late before the court in lawyers’ hooliganism case that had happened outside the Pakistan institute of Cardiology (PIC0.
The ATC judge scolded him saying “You showed up late despite being a lawyer.”
The judge gave remarks “Law is equal for everyone”.
Prime Minister Imran Khan’s nephew Hassan Niazi offered an apology. He will probably file a new plea to avoid his arrest.
Niazi was given an interim bill by ATC on 20th December 2019 in the PIC attack case.
Hassan Niazi had said that he has nothing to do with the attack and police unlawfully blamed him in the case.
Hassan Niazi defended himself and said that he wanted to help police investigation into the case. However, he fears he would be arrested as police were conducting raids to catch him.
The court had approved the bail against the surety bond of Rs100, 000 after hearing initial opinions.
The police had been finding him since after PIC attack.
Given that Two separate First Information Reports (FIRs) were registered against more than 200 lawyers who attacked Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) in Lahore on Wednesday.
As per details, the two FIRs, one each on behalf of police and doctors, were registered at the Shadman Police Station.
Sections of Anti-Terrorism Act (ATC) and vandalizing public and private property were made part of the FIRs.
According to the FIRs, the lawyers were allegedly involved in torturing police officials, aerial firing and setting a police vehicle on fire.
The lawyers, who attacked Punjab Institute of Cardiology (PIC) in Lahore, to observe province-wide strike against the arrest of their colleagues, BOL News reported.