Bail extended in fake degree case

diplomafraud November 1, 2013 0


Justice Mazhar Ali Akbar Naqvi of the Lahore High Court on Wednesday extended till November 6 the interim-bail granted to former federal minister for overseas Pakistanis Ghulam Sarwar facing charges of securing graduation degree on the basis of fake intermediate certificate.

Bail extended in fake degree case

 The judge directed the investigating officer to produce the all-case record till next date of hearing.

 The anti corruption establishment (ACE) had lodged a case against Ghulam Sarwar for obtaining a fake degree of F.A to appear in B.A examination to meet the graduation condition in general elections of 2008.

 It was alleged that Ghulam Sarwar, son of Muhammad Hayat Khan, had obtained duplicate diploma originally issued to another candidate of namesake but his father’s name was Abdul Hameed Khan.

 Ghulam Sarwar used the duplicate diploma for appearing in graduation examinations and obtained BA degree eventually.

 Death sentence: Additional District and Sessions Judge Chaudhary Tariq Javed on Wednesday awarded death sentence to Hazrat Bilal involved in murdering his colleague, a security guard, over distribution of meat on Eid ul Azha in 2009.

 Convict Hazrat Bilal, a security guard in PCSIR colony, gunned down his colleague, Abdul Aziz, on November 30, 2009. It is stated that the convict had gunned down the deceased over distribution of meat on the eve of Eid ul Azha.

 Later, the complainant, real brother of the deceased, Muhammad Rafique got registered an FIR in Sattokatla police against the convict under section 302.

 The police declared guilty the convict in challan. The judge after hearing detailed arguments, awarded death sentence to the convict after the prosecution established his guilt in the murder case.

 At the moment of the announcement of the verdict, the convict told the judge that he was innocent and he had not gunned down anyone. However, arguments of prosecution and other available evidences established Bilal’s involvement in the crime.The court has also imposed a fine of Rs. 200,000 on the convict.

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