Published On: Sat, Jan 18th, 2014
Published in Category: Islamabad

Son of petitioner, counsel in Lal Masjid case attacked

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ISLAMABAD: Counsel in Lal Masjid case advocate Tariq Asad’s son Mustafa Asad has been attacked by unknown persons to sideline his father from the case against Musharraf.

As per issued press note by Shuhada Foundation, on Friday unknown motorists attacked on Mustafa Asad and pounded him violently.

Other than physically torturing him, the attackers gave life threats to Mustafa Asad and told him to tell his father to aside himself from cases against Musharraf.

Father of Mustafa Asad, advocate Tariq Asad is counsel and petitioner in Lal Masjid case against former president Pervez Musharraf. He is also petitioner in missing person’s case in Supreme Court (SC).

As per spokesperson Shuhada Foundation, Asad Mustafa has been given the first aid in hospital after attack and now he is feeling better.

Shuhada Foundation has appealed to Chief Justice (CJ) SC and high officials to take notice of this incident.