Tayyaba torture case: IHC accepts plea to add disappearance report to case record


ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) has accepted Islamabad advocate general’s (AG) plea to make Tayyaba disappearance report a part of the record in the Tayyaba torture case.

A single bench of IHC, headed by Justice Amir Farooq, took up the case for hearing on Monday.

I-9 Station House Officer (SHO) Khalid Mehmood appeared in the court in person. During the day’s proceedings, the defence counsel completed his cross-questioning of Khalid Mehmood in relation to the case.

Mehmood told the court that section 201, related to the concealment of evidence, was added to the final report. “Tayyaba disappearance report was written on December 18, 2016, and section 201 was added to the charges of concealing evidence on the basis of the report,” he added.

The advocate general and the counsel for the accused, namely Raja Khurram, would argue on the basis of evidence on the next hearing. The court adjourned the hearing of the case till February 22.