LAHORE, Mar 16 (APP): An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Tuesday recorded statements of the accused under Section 342 CrPC during the hearing of motorway gang-rape case in jail.
According to the prosecution, the defence counsel also completed cross examination from both investigation officers of the case, besides a sub-Inspector during the hearing.Subsequently, the court recorded statements of Abid Malhi and Shafqat Ali, prime accused and co-accused and adjourned further hearing till March 18.
Besides seeking final arguments from parties, the court directed the defence counsel to present their witnesses on the next date of hearing, after being told that all prosecution evidence had been recorded.ATC Judge Arshad Hussain Bhutta conducted the case hearing at Camp Jail, wherein jail authorities produced the accused.
Deputy Prosecutor General Hafiz Asghar and Deputy Prosecutor General Waqar Bhatti represented the prosecution whereas advocates Sher Gull Qureshi and Qasim Arain appeared on behalf of the accused.
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