FIR lodged against lawyer for threatening SC judge
09 October, 2013
ISLAMABAD: An FIR has been registered against a lawyer for threatening a Supreme Court judge. An investigation has been launched against Advocate Salman Akram Raja for threatening Justice Jawwad S Khawaja, a senior judge of the Supreme Court, through SMS.
On the request of Supreme Court Assistant Registrar Ijaz Ahmed an FIR was lodged against Salman Akram Raja in the Secretariat Police Station under Article 25-D of Telegraph Act on Tuesday.
The Supreme Court assistant registrar has pleaded in the application that accused Advocate Salman Akram threatened senior judge Justice Jawwad S Khawaja, therefore action should be taken against him. In response to an FIR lodged on Tuesday about the incident, police started a search for the accused but could not arrest him until the filing of this report.