SHC restrains illegal action against cable operator

KARACHI: A division bench of Sindh High Court (SHC) has restrained paramilitary force from taking any action contrary to law against a cable operator.
Muhammad Naveed, resident of Qayumabad, a neighborhood of Karachi has taken Director General Rangers, IG Sindh, Home Secretary and other officials of law enforcement agencies to the court, requesting it to restrain them from harassing him.
He stated that since he started cable network business in Qayumabad Rangers officials belonging to Asghar Wing 72 were harassing him as they have raided his house twice and took away him and his brother.
He said that paramilitary force picked up him and his brother on May 03, and handed over to SHO of Mehmoodabad police station, who released him and his brother after taking bribe. The petitioner submitted that he was also nominated in false cases relating to possession of illegal weapons.
However, Rangers officials rejected the allegations of petitioner stating that he was required in number of cases and whenever, attempts for his arrest are made, he managed to elude the rangers officials.
Molestation case:  Meanwhile, an employer, who alleged to have tortured and raped his maid, has requested the Sindh High Court (SHC) to throw out the petition seeking fresh probe into sexual assault case as it was already investigated and no evidence could be placed on record to substantiate allegations levelled against him.
He submitted his reply to SHC in compliance of its orders, stating that a false case was constituted against him to blackmail him and his family.
A division bench headed by Justice Ahmed Ali M Sheikh took on record the statement of respondent employer and adjourned the hearing of case to a date later be fixed by court office.
Pakistan Institute of Labour Education and Research (PILER) and victims father filed a joint petition seeking re-investigation into the rape case.

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