RAHIM YAR KHAN (By Bilal Habib) Police have arrested a doctor and his friend on the charges of blocking the road and misbehaving with traffic warden on Saturday night.
The incident occurred on Saturday evening when a doctor Athar of General Hospital Lahore(who arrived at RYK for Eid holidays)
was driving his car LEE-4562 on wrong side. When traffic warden sub
inspector Muhammad Ishfaq and Aleem Uddin stopped Athar at railway
chowk, Athar allegedly started shouting on the wardens and misbehaved and threatened them.
One of the wardens made its footage and uploaded on
social media. Later wardens recovered a repeater gun from doctor’s friend during checking of the car.Police city A division registered
two different FIRs against Athar and Abbas 487/19 under section 341, 506-B, 353 and 186 of Pakistan Penal Code and 488/19 under section The Punjab Arms Amendment Ordinance2015-13-2(a). According to some
police sources the accused were treated special guests at police station A division due to their influience and kept them in a retiring room and hosted them with dinner.
Later when traffic wardens showed their reservations to their colleages, the accused were shifted to
lockup later. However police spokesperson Zeeshan Randhawa denied about
giving VIP protocol to the accused.
Investigation officer SI Shafaqat Ali told that both the accused were sent to jail when area majistraite geiven their judicial remand on Sunday.