Additional Districts and Sessions Judge Shehbaz Iqbal Tarar was shot at and critically injured by unidentified motorcyclists near BRB Canal Bridge in Daska on Monday.

The police said that the ADSJ was on the way back to his residence from Daska courts along with his police security guard. As his vehicle reached near BRB Canal Bridge in Daska, two motorcyclists fired gunshots on his white-coloured car. As a result the judge sustained two bullets while the attackers fled the scene.

The injured judge was rushed to Daska Civil Hospital where doctors conducted surgery of his wrist and hand.

The doctors, however, termed condition of the judge stable. A huge contingent of the police rushed to the scene and cordoned off the area.

Following the incident, Sialkot District and Sessions Judge Muhammad Yousaf Aujla and DPO Rai Ejaz Ahmed rushed to hospital and enquired after the health of injured judge at Daska Civil Hospital.

No case could be registered till filing of this report.

ADSJ Shehbaz Iqbal Tarar was posted at Daska about four months ago.