LAHORE - Chief Justice of the Lahore High Court Khawaja Muhammad Sharif on Wednesday postponed till October 29 the suo moto proceedings of an abduction and torture case relating to a journalist, Umar Cheema. Last day, SP (Investigations) Islamabad Tahir Ayub appeared and submitted a detailed report about the incident. He submitted that efforts were on to arrest the culprits involved in the crime, but till date no accused had been arrested. He requested to grant some more time to nab the culprits, which the CJ accepted. CJ Sharif took suo moto notice on a news report, according to which unidentified persons accompanied by personnel of elite police abducted Umar Cheema, reporter of an English daily, from Sector I-8 Islamabad, and kept him in six-hour long detention. They subjected him to severe torture by hanging him nude upside down and also shaved his head and moustache. The abductors freed him giving threats of dire consequences if, he did not abandon writing stories against the government.