Lahore (April 15, 2018): Police have registered a case for firing at the residence of a Supreme Court judge Justice Ijazul Ahsan in the Model Town Police Station today.
The case was registered on the behalf of constable Asif in the police station. The police said that the case was registered against unidentified assailants. Clauses of terrorism and attempt on life were included in the FIR.
Sources said that a four-member committee has been formed to probe into the firing at the residence of the apex court judge. DIG Investigations Sultan Chaudhry will lead the probe committee.
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Earlier, two separate firing incidents were reported at the residence of Supreme Court Justice Ijazul Ahsan on Sunday.
A statement by the apex court revealed that the judge’s Model Town residence was struck by bullets first late last night and then again early morning today.
The judge’s house is located very close to the residence of the Punjab chief minister and his son MNA Hamza Shehbaz, where there is visible police presence throughout the day.Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar arrived at the residence of his fellow judge after the incident and is overseeing the situation, the statement by the apex court added.According to police officials, the judge’s private security guard, Din Mohammad, discovered a 9mm bullet casing inside the residence at 6am today after which the police were called in.
Police officials said the shell has been sent for forensic analysis, adding that they are also reviewing footage of CCTV cameras in the area. Another bullet was recovered from the garage of the house.