Police present report on top court judge residence attack

Published on – April 16, 2018 – 3:24 pm
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LAHORE: Police on Monday presented an initial report on yesterday’s attack on Justice Ijazul Ahsan’s Model Town residence to Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar.


LAHORE: Police on Monday presented an initial report on yesterday’s attack on Justice Ijazul Ahsan’s Model Town residence to Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar.

Unidentified assailants fired gunshots at the Supreme Court judge’s house in two separate incidents. According to the document, police were alerted about the incident around 10:45am following the registration of a complaint by Naik Abdul Razzaq of the Pakistan Ramgers.

A bullet hit the gate of the house, the report reads.  A forensic team later collected all evidence. The team will furnish a report later on Monday. Initial reports suggested a bullet had been fired from a distance. A search has been conducted in the vicinity.

CJP Nisar rushed to Justice Ahsan’s home and personally monitored developments after learning about the attack. An FIR of the incident has been registered.

Justice Ahsan was part of the Panama Papers bench.