Accused hurls shoe at Multan judge for delaying release order


MULTAN: Police have registered a case against a person over throwing a shoe on a judge in Multan district court. Sections related to anti-terrorism have also been included in the FIR.

According to details, an under-trial theft accused hurled a shoe at a civil judge in the courtroom, claiming that he had been languishing in jail despite issuance of his bail orders.

Accused Muhammad Ijaz appeared before Civil Judge Zahid Qayyum and raised a hue and cry, saying that the court had granted him bail but he was yet not released due to the absence of his release orders. The judge was hearing the case when all of a sudden, the accused hurled his shoe at the judge. The judge left the courtroom and went to his retiring room.