LAHORE - The Lahore High Court has directed the federal and provincial governments to come up with 1992 judicial inquiry report, conducted by then Justice Akhtar Ali, that held life attempt on PAT Chairman Dr Tahirul Qadri was fabricated.

A full bench headed by Justice Muhammad Anwarul Haq and comprising Justice Kazim Raza Shamsi and Justice Ibadur Rehman Lodhi passed the order the other day while hearing petitions against the 2014’s sit-in by PAT and PTI. Rana Ilamuddin Ghazi, Amjad Ali Qasim, Lawyers’ Foundation and many others moved the petitions. 

During the proceedings, Justice Haq asked the petitioners’ counsel as if the petitions had been infactuous as the activity challenged before the court was no more in action.

The petitioners’ counsel said that 1992 commission report, which was not made public, termed Qadri ‘a psychopath’ and held the life attempt on him was fabricated (story). 

The bench asked about the 1992’s judicial inquiry report which held that incident of life attempt on Allama Tahirul Qadri was fabricated the lawyers said that the report was never made public.  The LHC registrar also submitted a report saying that the inquiry held by retired justice Akhtar Ali was handed over to then Punjab chief secretary.

At this, the bench directed federal and provincial government to come up with that report on the next hearing and adjourned the proceedings until Jan 23.