Police arrest six, including spiritual leader, for harassing SC judge in Hafizabad

Published: May 29, 2017
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Suspects include Sufi spiritual leader Pir Hassaan Haseebur Rehman son of Pir Naqeebur Rehman. PHOTO: EXPRESS

Suspects include Sufi spiritual leader Pir Hassaan Haseebur Rehman son of Pir Naqeebur Rehman. PHOTO: EXPRESS

ISLAMABAD: Punjab Police have arrested six people, including a local spiritual leader, for harassing a Supreme Court judge and his family at Lahore-Islamabad Motorway.

The arrested suspects include Sufi spiritual leader Pir Hassaan Haseebur Rehman son of Pir Naqeebur Rehman. The spiritual leader along with his guards harassed the family of Justice Sardar Tariq Masood, a top court judge.

According to the FIR lodged in Kaleki Mandi Police Station of Hafizabad district, the SC judge was travelling from Lahore to Islamabad along with his family when the spiritual leader and his guards intercepted their vehicle and threatened them. The judge’s car was also damaged by the spiritual leader’s guards.

The suspects were rounded up after the judge called the motorway police’s helpline to lodge a complaint. Terrorism charges have also been added in the FIR.

Pir Naqib-ur-Rahman is the custodian of the holy shrine of Eidgah Sharif in Rawalpindi.

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