Mufti Aziz denies molesting seminary student, says cops pressuring him to confess

12:05 PM | 29 Jun, 2021
Mufti Aziz denies molesting seminary student, says cops pressuring him to confess
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LAHORE – Former JUI-F leader Mufti Aziz-ur-Rehman Monday denied molesting the seminary students alleging that the law enforcers are pressurizing him to make a confessional statement.

Police had earlier claimed that the accused confessed to his crime of abusing the seminary student. In the latest development, the police produced Mufti Aziz before the area magistrate Shahid Khokhar to record his confessional statement under 164 CRPC.

Aziz, during the court hearing, told the court that the seminary administration conspired against him and the law enforcers were pressurizing him for a confession. Earlier, the police had produced Mufti before the magisterial court of Rana Rashid, who had sent him on judicial remand of 14 days, directing police to submit challan against him on the next hearing.

After recording his statement, the magistrate sent the accused on judicial remand for 14 days. The court also sought a report from the police on the challan of the case at the next hearing.

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