ISLAMABAD: A Rawalpindi magistrate on Thursday, ordered assistant registrar of the supreme court (SC) to submit the appearance bonds to face trial in a gun attack case.
Judicial magistrate Muhammad Owais had summoned SC assistant registrar Ghulam Ghous and several other office bearers of the SC Employees Cooperative Housing Society (SCECHS) following a complaint by the society’s developer and landowner Akash Afzal. The complainant maintains that he purchased the land in Sector G-17 and entered a joint agreement with the SCECHS to develop it for the latter.
However, the developer later accused Ghous, who is the president of the society, of embezzlement of funds and lodged a complaint with the authorities against him.
Afzal maintained that Ghous and several other office bearers of the society came to his office on March 18 last year and clashed with him and his employees. He also claims that Ghous opened fire and injured one of his employees.
Afzal says that while the police refused to entertain his complaint against Ghous and others, he filed a private complaint in the court of the judicial magistrate.
On Thursday, all five accused appeared before the magistrate who ordered them to submit appearance bonds of Rs50,000 each with surety, on or before February 10.