Pak court orders to impound car and arrest accused involved in third death in Davis saga

February 18th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI  

Lahore, Feb 18(ANI): The Lahore High Court has ordered provincial authorities to impound the vehicle that crushed to death a Pakistani citizen- Ibadur Rehman- while rushing to assist American official Raymond Davis on January 27 in Lahore.

The court issued orders on the plea filed by the brother of the deceased man, the Dawn reports.

It also ordered the authorities concerned to arrest the accused involved in Rehman’s death.

While Davis confessed to shooting dead two men, allegedly in self-defence, Rehman was struck and killed by another vehicle that was reportedly racing to Davis’ aid.

US Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs Philip J. Crowley had confirmed during a press briefing this week that it “was US Embassy staff driving the car that allegedly hit the civilian.

The court also ordered the police to record the statement of deceased’s brother today, adding that it was a sensitive matter, therefore, the police and authorities concerned should strictly follow the law. (ANI)

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