Govt requests LHC to transfer Rana Sanaullah case to Rawalpindi, start trail immediately.


ISLAMABAD -- The Federal Government on Saturday requested the Lahore High Court (LHC) to start the trial of Rana Sanaullah drug case, immediately by transferring it to Rawalpindi for the protection of witnesses.

'It is my humble submission to the Chief Justice Lahore High Court to shift Rana Sanaullah's case to Rawalpindi and order the court to conduct its hearing on daily basis,' Minister of State for Narcotics Control Shehryar Khan Afridi said while addressing a press conference here.

The minister also asked Inspector General Punjab to ensure protection of witnesses to the case as they complained of being threatened.

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