LAHORE: A sessions judge on Wednesday directed station house officer of Khana police station to record the statement of a complainant and proceed in accordance with law.

Sheraz Shafiq, a journalist by profession, moved the application under section 22-A, 22-B, submitting that he was heading to Kasur district in his car along with his family members. And when he reached near Khana a group of unknown persons intercepted and took him out of his car and started abusing him.

He said they also thrashed him and his family members along with threats of serious nature. He said they asked him to stop publishing stories against him. They harassed and threatened him of dire consequences, he said.

He further said he approached the police station concerned but the police officers were reluctant to lodge the FIR. He requested the court to order the police lodge FIR against the accused person so that he could be brought to justice.–Staff Reporter