Sharif brothers get yet another relief from Lahore High Court

Sharif brothers get yet another relief from Lahore High Court
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LAHORE - Sharif brothers get yet another relief from the Lahore High Court as court has refused to summon them over model town case petition.

The Lahore High Court on Wednesday rejected a petition to summon former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif for the Model Town case.

At least 14 people were killed and 100 others injured in police action against Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) workers in Lahore's Model Town area during an 'anti-encroachment operation' on June 17, 2014. link link

Jawad Hamid, a member of Minhaj-ul-Quran International, had filed the petition that requested the court to summon twelve individuals including former Punjab law minister Rana Sanaullah and Khawaja Saad Rafique.

Further, Punjab Inspector General Mushtaq Sukhera was ordered to appear before a trial court.

Soon after LHC announced the verdict, PAT chief Tahir-ul-Qadri said he was going to challenge the decision.

"How will justice be served unless those who plotted the Model Town incident are not summoned [to court].

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