Bahria town auto race case took a replacement activate Thursday when the investigation officer told the Supreme Court that Atif Sheikh, the most event organiser, was arrested last week in Dubai through Interpol.
DIG Mubasharrullah informed the court that Atif had applied for political asylum. On the opposite hand, lawyer of the chief govt of Bahria city said there was no case pending against Ali Riaz, the son of property businessmen Malik Riaz.
Responding to an issue, Hamid Khan, the lawyer of Ali Riaz, said that affidavits of the compromise between legal heirs of drag race victims and his shopper were submitted within the district and sessions court on a humanitarian basis.
The police officer told the two-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry that when extradition of the most accused from Dubai, the police might investigate the matter totally.
However, the Supreme Court directed the investigation agency to expedite the investigation and manufacture challans of the accused before the lower court in time that the case could also be resolved. The chief justice told police officers that thanks to police negligence and delay, folks were suffering in jail.
Justice Chaudhry directed the lower court to continue the continuing of the case on advantage and not deny legal and constitutional relief to the accused.
Moreover, extra Advocate General Punjab Khadim Hussain Qaiser told the court that the govt had initiated efforts for extradition of Atif Sheikh from Dubai.
Responding to an issue of the court, he said sponsors of the event couldn’t be arrested to date. On this, the chief justice said action ought to be taken against them.
The police official submitted that the sponsors are declared guilty and are charged during this case. DIG Mubashar stated that notices are issued to the involved folks from the on top of organizations for sponsoring the ‘Drag automotive Race’ throughout that an accident came about and 5 persons lost their lives besides leaving 2 persons injured.
He said the accused officers of the sponsor firms said that Sheikh was to blame for permission and that they weren’t concerned in any illegality.
Chief justice said, “If federal ministers and members of assemblies may be arrested then why not these officers concerned in 5 murders.”
Justice Ghulam Rabbani said that the court has no grudges against anyone and asked the investigation officer and therefore the lower court to continue their work on advantage while not taking any prejudice from the apex court’s proceedings.
The court adjourned the case for four weeks, saying that the “Interior Ministry, Federal Investigation Agency and Foreign Office may succeed to bring back the main accused Atif Sheikh in the given time”.