LAHORE: A periods court docket on Thursday ordered the registration of a felony case towards skipper of nationwide cricket group Babar Azam for allegedly raping, harassing and blackmailing a lady.
The court docket ordered Naseerabad police to report the assertion of the lady below Section 154 of CrPC and proceed additional as per the legislation.
Additional District and Sessions Judge Muhammad Naeem handed the orders whereas disposing of a petition, filed by Hamiza Mukhtar, in search of instructions for registration of a case towards Babar Azam below part 22-A and 22-B of CrPC.
A counsel for the petitioner argued earlier than the court docket that Babar Azam allegedly raped her consumer on the false guarantees of marriage.
The petitioner and Babar have been in love and had illicit relations, and she or he received pregnant out of the connection in 2015, the counsel stated, including that the accused, in connivance along with his buddies, managed an abortion.
The counsel additionally alleged that the accused took away the quantity acquired via the sale of her automobiles and gold, and now he was blackmailing her on the pretext of a conditional compromise, reached between them within the 12 months 2017. He contended that the accused dedicated a cognizable offence and requested instructions to register a felony case towards him.
However, the defence counsel argued that the petitioner had levelled the identical allegations towards his consumer in an software, filed with Naseerabad police earlier, nevertheless it was withdrawn with the submission of an affidavit that she had moved the applying below coercion.
He additionally questioned allegations of abortion, stating that the petitioner had earlier alleged that the abortion was performed by a non-public girl (Dai) however the petitioner annexed certificates of a hospital within the petition, which didn’t bear the signature of a physician.
He additional submitted that the certificates had a date of June 18, 2016, whereas the accused was overseas throughout that interval for enjoying cricket.
He implored the court docket to dismiss the applying.
The court docket, after listening to arguments of the events, noticed that apparently fee of cognizable offence was made out.
The court docket ordered SHO Naseerabad police station to report the assertion of the petitioner and proceed additional in accordance with the legislation.