LAHORE - An employee of the Lahore High Court allegedly involved in Kasur incident of children’ sexual abuse yesterday was sent to prison on 14-day judicial remand .

Tanzeelur Rehman, a senior clerk of the LHC, who was taken into custody after he was found accused of sexually abusing children in Kasur. Police produced him before the anti-terrorism court and said that they had completed their investigation and the accused was not required for more investigation.

At this, the court sent him to jail on judicial remand . The court also sent another accused namely Waseem to jail on 14-day judicial remand and put off the hearing until Sept 25. Earlier, an ATC handed over five accused including Tanzeelur Rehman and Waseem to police on 28 days physical remand.

Chief Justice LHC Manzoor Ahmad Malik had suspended him (Tanzeel) till the final decision of his case.

The country witnessed its history’s biggest sexual abuse incident in Kasur district where about 280 children were molested, sexually abused and blackmailed.

The incident brought bad name to the country across the globe.

Meanwhile, a group of lawyers known as ‘Social Justice Lawyers’ Forum’ on Saturday criticized the governments for not complying with the courts’ orders and demanded the judicial authorities to take notice of it.

Addressing a seminar held at Karachi Shuhada Hall at Lahore High Court Bar Association, the lawyers said that non-compliance with the courts’ orders had credibly been increased which was badly affecting the general public.

The government officials did not give weight to the courts’ orders and consigned the orders to the dustbin, they said. The trust of people on courts would fade away if the judicial authorities did not take action to get their orders implemented.

Rana Nadeem Advocate, Rana Shakeel, Jan Muhammad Tahir, Shiekh Tayyab Ishfaq and others addressed the seminar. A number of lawyers were also present there on the occasion.