Police implicated a local landlord in bogus case, admits SHO.


Byline: Israr Ahmad

Rawalpindi -- A court on Tuesday has accepted the bail application of a man accused by Chontra police for being involved in possessing illegal weapon.

The court granted bail to the man against surety bond of Rs30,000.

Chaudhry Mudassir Iqbal submitted a bail application to the court of Area Magistrate Imran Ameer, through his lawyer Malik Sajid, claiming that he was innocent.

He further contended that neither the police have any evidence against him, nor have they recovered anything related to the case from his possession. After completion of arguments of lawyer, Area Magistrate Imran Ameer granted the man bail and ordered him to submit surety bond of Rs30,000 with court.

Chaudhry Mudassir, a local landlord, had been arrested by Police Station (PS) Chontra officials on December 30 at 03:30pm from premises of police station and registered a case against him under The Punjab Arms Amendment Ordinance 2015-13-2 (a) and put him behind the lock-up.

Talking to The Nation, Chaudhry Mudassir Iqbal said he was implicated in the bogus under a well-thought conspiracy of Chontra police. He said he had earlier lodged a complaint (Diary Number SCC-9396 dated 28/12/19) with City Police Officer (CPO) Muhammad Ahsan Younas for a legal action against his opponents including Zumard Khan involved in violating a stay order issued by a court in his (Mudassir) favour. He said the CPO marked the complaint to SHO PS Chontra for further inquiry. 'I was summoned by SHO PS Chontra Inspector Aziz Aslam Niazi for inquiry and I reached the police station at 03:30pm on Monday,' he said.

He maintained that he was detained by the police revealing that his (Mudassir) name is...

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