Police want court to rule on jurisdiction over Mandokhel slap case – Journal


KARACHI: Police on Tuesday asked the court to rule on the issue of police competence to register an FIR against the special assistant to the Chief Punjab Minister Firdous Ashiq Awan for allegedly slapping the Party’s lawmaker. Pakistani people Qadir Khan Mandokhel in a live television talk show.

Last week, attorney Mandokhel filed a complaint against the SSP complaint cell and the SHO Saeedabad police station for allegedly failing to grant his request to file an FIR against Ms. Awan.

On Tuesday, a statement was filed with Additional District and Sessions (West) Judge Sarah Junejo on behalf of the SSP Complaints Cell.

The report said that on June 19, Mr. Mandokhel made a petition to PS Saeedabad asking to file an FIR against Ms. Awan based on the incident that occurred during an AajTak newscast on Express News on June 9. in Islamabad.

Depending on the content of the request, the proposed defendant (Ms. Awan) during the show slapped, harassed and threatened the petitioner with death, according to the report.

The SSP said that after receiving the request, the SHO delegated a deputy sub-inspector to conduct the investigation, who reported that “from the investigation and the content of the request, it appears that the incident did take place, but the question of u / s 179 CrPC jurisdiction should be decided by the honorable court.

Posted in Dawn, June 30, 2021


Thelma J. Longworth

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