Davis case: Pak SC told to initiate contempt proceedings against two judges

March 20th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI  

Lahore, Mar. 20 (ANI): The case of double murder American accused Raymond Davis has taken a new twist with a lawyer petitioning Pakistan’s Supreme Court to initiate court contempt proceedings against Additional and Sessions Judge Muhammad Yousaf Aujla and Judicial Magistrate Chaudhry Aneeq Anwar for ordering the release of Davis.

The petitioner said that Additional and Sessions Judge Aujla’s decision to order the release of Davis on payment of blood money was in violation of Islamic injunctions and law of the land.

According to the Daily Times, the petitioner further said that under Section 345 of the Criminal Procedure Code, by any stretch of imagination, Davis did not merit release.

He stated that both the judicial officers had committed contempt of court by releasing Davis. (ANI)

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