Police officer’s son who ran over young man granted bail

Judicial magistrate grants bail to Talha saying the accused had already obtained an interim bail from court


Web Desk October 22, 2015
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A local court in Lahore granted bail on Thursday to a police officer's minor son in a case pertaining to the killing of a 24-year-old man in a road accident.

The judicial magistrate granted bail to Talha Naveed, who is a son of DSP Lower Mall, saying the accused had already obtained a pre-arrest bail from the court.

Young man run over by police officer’s son in Lahore

Earlier on Tuesday, a case had been registered against the police officer’s son for his alleged involvement in a road accident that left a TV employee dead. On his way home from work, 24-four-year-old Rana Bilal, a non-linear editor for a TV channel, stopped his motorcycle at a traffic signal at Shadiwal Chowk in Lahore.

According to eyewitnesses, a speeding car had hit Bilal from the rear side, but instead of stopping, the driver of the car sped off. They said the victim and his vehicle were dragged along the greenbelt for around 100 metres. Satto Katla police registered an FIR against the 15-year-old son of Lower Mall DSP Naveed Irshad, over the incident.

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A relative of the victim had told The Express Tribune that the victim received severe injuries. Doctors told them that his all major bones were broken.

Further, IG Punjab Mushtaq Sukhera had taken notice of the incident and asked CCPO and CTO to submit report of the incident.

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