ISLAMABAD: on Friday, an additional district and session’s judge of Islamabad issued non-bailable warrants of arrest for Mubashir Luqman-TV anchorperson in a criminal complaint filed against him — by Anwar Aziz – father of ex-minister Daniyal Aziz — for allegedly using insulting language.
The arrest warrants were also issued by court for Luqman’s guarantor — Rehan Ishfaq as Luqman who was on pre-arrest bail in this matter remained absent in three consecutive court hearings.
Additional district and sessions judge Sikandar Khan — was hearing a criminal complaint filed by Aziz against TV anchor Luqman for apparently using defamatory and contemptuous language.
In 2016 in an on-air broadcast, Luqman passed certain remarks against the personal life of Aziz.
In reaction, Aziz filed a criminal complaint against anchorperson seeking action against him under the Pakistan Penal Code.
Luqman was appearing the court proceedings, though, since he remained absent for three consecutive dates — the judge issued arrest warrants for him as well as against his guarantor.
The court issued the non-bailable arrest warrants for them through station house office (SHO) police station Kohsar.
The court put off further proceeding till January 22 and directed the Kohsar SHO — to produce Luqman on the date.
The court warned the SHO for legal proceeding if the warrants were not executed.