Supreme Court (SC) Wednesday expressed annoyance over the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) for not arresting of accused for six years
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 6th Oct, 2021 ) :Supreme Court (SC) Wednesday expressed annoyance over the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) for not arresting of accused for six years.
A three-member bench comprising Justice Umar Ata Bandial, Justice Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel and Justice Qazi Muhammad Amin Ahmed heard the case filed by ANF against acquittal of narcotics accused. The court ordered arrest of accused Rana Zubair.
During the course of proceedings, Justice Qazi Amin said the ANF had said it would eliminate drugs from the country but its was on the rise. The court had asked for the arrest of the accused after an initial hearing in 2015, he added.
He said one accused was escaped while another was not arrested. The accused had the full support of the anti-narcotics force, he added.
The counsel for the accused said his client had filed a review petition against the arrest warrant.
Justice Bandial said the court would hear the review petition after two weeks.
The counsel said the accused had already spent more than seven years in jail.