Petition Filed Against Nawaz in SC Over Boy’s Death


Islamabad (August 12, 2017): Petition has been filed in Supreme Court s (SC) Lahore registry on Saturday seeking registration of case against Nawaz Sharif and aides over death of 12-year-old Hamid.

The petition was filed by Mahmood Akhtar Naqvi.

Petitioner urged SC to conduct hearing of the case in High Court instead of trial court.Naqvi pledged to summon transcript of Nawaz Sharif’s speeches in the ongoing homecoming rally and register treason case against him under article-6.

Naqvi accused Nawaz of contempt of court at numerous public places and requested court to put him on Exit Control List (ECL) whereas pledge was also made to bar members of parliament from making amendments in article-62, 63.It should be recalled that 12-year-old Hamid lost his life in a hapless incident when a car, in Nawaz’s motorcade, ran over him. The incident occurred in Lalamusa.

Earlier he (Boy) was laid to rest on Saturday.

District Police Officer (DPO) Gujrat Sohail Chattha said the police have been able to trace the car responsible for the child’s death by viewing video recordings.

“The affected family will be served justice,” DPO Chattha said.

Minister of State for Ports and Shipping Chaudhry Jaffar Iqbal, as well as other ministers, attended the funeral prayers for the child, held early Saturday.Chughtai, a student of grade 6, was standing on the lane-divider to watch Nawaz’s convoy pass by when he was reportedly pushed towards the road moments before the Elite Force vehicle passed.

The boy’s father suffered a heart attack after hearing news of his child’s death. The father was admitted in an ICU of a local hospital.

The protocol vehicles did not stop after the child was run over, according to sources. Rescue 1122 vehicles were also part of the convoy but did not stop to assist the child.

The child’s uncle claimed that Chugtai was lying on the ground suffering and nobody stopped to help him.

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Originally Posted on Abbtak TV


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