Additional District and Sessions Judge Muhammad Hussain Sial on Tuesday reserved his verdict till May 11 on a petition seeking the transfer of the investigation of actress Sapna Khan’s alleged abduction and murder and the arrest of her ex-husband, former chief minister Dost Muhammad Khosa.
Petitioner Missal Khan, Sapna Khan’s father, has asked the court to transfer the investigation from the Civil Lines deputy superintendent of police (DSP) to a senior official of the Investigation Wing.
The petitioner submitted that the Sessions Court and the Lahore High Court had ordered the police to register a criminal case against Khosa and others and that it be investigated by a senior officer of the Investigation Wing. He said that he was facing enormous pressure to withdraw the case. He alleged that the police were not investigating the case on merit.
Published in The Express Tribune, May 9th, 2012.
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