FIR registered against Davis for using illegal weapon

Police send investigation report to Punjab government, report says Davis and the US embassy are not cooperating.

Express January 31, 2011

LAHORE: A First Information Report (FIR) was registered on Monday against US citizen Raymond Davis for using an illegal weapon when he gunned down two men in Lahore.

The case against Davis has been registered on the investigation officer’s statement.

Davis is in the custody of the Lahore Police and is being questioned. Earlier, Davis was awarded a six-day physical remand by a court in Lahore.

Police have sent their investigation report to the Punjab government. The report states that Davis, the US embassy and the consulate in Lahore are not cooperating with the police. It states the officials concerned have not replied to a questionnaire sent to them. The report also claims that the Americans have not given the police information on the driver of a vehicle that ran over a third person during the incident.

Meanwhile, the Punjab government is set to inform the federal government of its investigations till now. It is also in contact with the US embassy and the consulate.

Senior Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders including the chief minister, IG Punjab and the Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Lahore are meeting to discuss the police report.

Earlier, Pakistan had rejected the US demand to release Davis, saying that sub judice in a court of law and the legal process should be respected.


F. D. Boaz Chaudhry | 10 years ago | Reply @malik: You have mis-understood the situation. Both vehicles were not going together but the second was called right in the middle of incident. F. D. Boaz Chaudhry Lahore
F. D. Boaz Chaudhry | 10 years ago | Reply @Majid: My friend the case of Raymond Davise has nothing to do with Aafia's improsonment. Both cases have different status. We being Pakistanis one way or other are bound to compare both cases equally. Yet Raymond has murdered two Pakistani Youths whose back record no one has come up to check. What was the reason to gun down both and what was the reason to sentence Aafia eight decades plus improsonment. One has to see both sides of the picture and examine it whole heartedly. F D. Boaz Chaudhry Lahore
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