LAHORE - A session’s court yesterday has issued non-bailable warrants for a woman Nadira Begum alias Hina Khan in a Qazaf case filed by former Assistant Director FIA Gohar Sarfraz Qureshi.

He submitted that the respondent woman in connivance with Mushtaq Sukhera intentionally publicised the fake incident of rape in media to tarnish his reputation though there was no evidence of the crime.

The petitioner asked the court to punish the respondent under Qazaf Ordinance. Sukhera, now Punjab IGP, had already been discharged from the case on the grounds of official immunity.

Complainant Hina Khan at the behest Mushtaq Sukhera, then Deputy Director FIA, had filed a complaint leveling allegations of committing gang rape with her and her some female relatives hailed from Uzbekistan.

Different officers investigated the matte according to whom Hina Khan admitted that the petitioner did not commit the offence of rape with any lady, the complainant said.

The court is set to announce the verdict but the lady is not ready to appear before the court. The court has ordered police to produce the respondent today (Thursday) in the court.

Double Shah case: The LHC ordered NAB to ensure payment of recovered money to two affectees of Double Shah financial investment fraud within one month. The court directed the officer to return the approved claim of the petitioners within a month and submit compliance report to the court.

A recovery officer of the NAB told the bench that the process of retuning investments to affectees of thee scam was still in progress. He said auction of some of the properties owned by Shah and his agents was stayed by different courts that hampered the process of recovering looted money from the fraudsters.

Sahibzada Nasir Ali and Nisar Ahmad stated in their petition that the NAB returned them Rs600,000 out of their approved claim of Rs10.1 million invested to Sibtul Hassan Gillani alias Double Shah. They requested the court to order the bureau to return full claim of the mount from the money recovered from Double Shah and his agents.