LAHORE - Additional District and Sessions Judge Malik Tariq Mehmood Zargham on Monday disposed of a petition directing the Director FIA to look into the matter of case against an accused allegedly involved in extorting money from people in the name of Haj.

Petitioner Mehmood Mushtaq contended that on July 2012 accused Javed Iqbal promised to get arranged visa for him and he demanded Rs300,000 which he transferred to his account. He contended that he also gave him Rs30,000 and then 170,000 in cash upon which the accused promised that he had prepared all his documents and he could be able to perform Haj within a week. He told the court that after that accused disappeared from the scene and did not meet him.

The judge directed the petitioner to approach the director FIA and directed the agency to look into the matter and proceed in accordance with law.