LAHORE - Lecturer of the Punjab University Law College Khujista Rehman on Friday successfully escaped from the court of an additional district and sessions judge after cancellation of her interim bail in a case registered against her with New Muslim Town police. According to details, Khujista, who was also the superintendent of PU girls hostel number 9, had gotten three-day interim bail which ended on Friday. On Friday she appeared before the court for confirmation of her bail but the court refused granting her bail and ordered for her arrest. However she escaped from the court. On July 10, an FIR was registered against Khujista on the complaint of hostel employees for allegedly torturing Dr Farah, Warden of the Hostel # 9. Allegedly Khujista thrashed Farah and hit her with a paperweight. According to the FIR she also extended life threats to Farah and went missing after the occurrence. Comprehensive reply sought from DCO Justice Ali Akbar Qureshi of Lahore High Court on Friday dismissed twelve identical petitions challenging anti-encroachment drive in Miani Sahib Graveyard locality. The petitioners Saeed-ur-Rehman and others submitted that they had purchased houses and shops through lawful deeds at Pir Bahawalsher Road, near Chauburji. They said at the time of purchase they checked the records of all concerned departments and there were no defects in the property titles. They argued that the city district government without issuing them any show-cause notice started removing their properties following anti-encroachment operation. The petitioners claimed that they were not the encroachers and had legal possessions of their properties. They prayed to the court to stop the respondents from demolishing their properties by declaring them lawful residents of the subject locality. Earlier the petitioners had obtained a stay order against demolishing of their properties by the court of Justice Ijaz Ahmad Chaudhry. However, during the course of hearing it was revealed that the main case on the matter was pending before the court of Justice Ali Akbar Qureshi. Following which these petitions were transferred to the court of Justice Qureshi who on Friday dismissed them and sought a comprehensive reply from DCO Lahore about the anti-encroachment operation being carried out in Miani Sahib Graveyard. Next hearing of main petition against illegal possessions on the graveyard land will be held on August 12. The petition was filed by one Syed Muhammad Shah, who also challenged the sale of a land of Miani Sahib graveyard to LDA. In this case the judge has already directed the Secretary Services to remove illegal encroachments from the land of Miani Sahib Graveyard without any delay instead of verifying the claims of the occupants. Following the petitioners pray the judge had also appointed a Charted Accountant Firm to conduct the audit of MSGC. And the audit firm had confirmed serious financial irregularities in the accounts of the Committee. The report also revealed irregularities in the demarcation of the graveyards land. On courts directions Secretary Services had also formed a sub-committee to launch anti-encroachment drive and speed up the process against the illegal occupants on the land of Miani Sahib.