Tayyaba torture case: New bench summons witness on June 20 | Pakistan



ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court bench, which is conducting the trial on child domestic help Tayyaba’s torture case, summoned on Tuesday the prosecution’s witness on June 20.

Justice Amir Farooq also summoned the doctor who conducted the initial medical examination of Tayyaba. The records of doctors, who are a part of the medical board, should be included in the investigation, the judge ordered.

The new bench, comprising Justice Amir Farooq, is hearing the case after Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani excused himself from hearing the case as he carried out a departmental enquiry against former additional district and sessions judge Raja Khurram, who along with his wife is accused of torturing 10-year-old Tayyaba.

The investigation will continue from the point it had reached when Justice Kayani was hearing the case, ruled Justice Amir Farooq. 

The hearing was adjourned till June 20. 


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