Kashmala Tariq accident: Islamabad courtroom asks police to confirm suspect’s license

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MNA Kashmala Tariq. — File picture

ISLAMABAD: The courtroom listening to a case regarding an accident involving former MNA Kashmala Tariq’s son has requested police to confirm his driving license, in line with Geo News. 

Tariq’s son, who’s the Federal Ombudsperson for Protection in opposition to Harassment of Women on the Workplace, was concerned in a site visitors accident on February 2.

An interim bail listening to of Azlan Shah, Kashmala’s son, was held by the District and Sessions Judge Mohammad Sohail. The suspect’s lawyer advised the courtroom that they’d reached an settlement with the family of three of the 4 folks killed within the accident.

Shah’s lawyer argued earlier than the courtroom that since bailable provisions have been included within the case registered in opposition to the suspect, he needs to be granted bail.

The authorities’s legal professional, then again, opposed the bail request, saying that the suspect’s license had not but been verified. He additional mentioned that since an settlement had not been reached with the family of all 4 deceased, the bail request needs to be rejected.

The choose ordered the police to confirm the license submitted by the suspect and suspended proceedings till later within the day.

The accident

Four folks have been killed after 5 rushing autos of the Federal Ombudsperson for the Protection in opposition to Harassment of Women on the Workplaces Kashmala Tariq’s protocol broke a sign and crashed right into a automotive and bike on the Srinagar Highway in Islamabad earlier this month.

Police had confirmed that the previous MNA’s protocol autos broke the sector G-11 site visitors sign and collided with two autos, killing 4 folks and injuring two others.

One of the autos bore a authorities quantity plate, police had disclosed. Tariq’s husband and son have been additionally in one of many autos.

Police had shifted Tariq’s husband Waqas Khan to the Ramna Police Station, whereas her son and others within the convoy had allegedly fled the scene.

A police spokesperson mentioned motion can be taken in opposition to these accountable in accordance with the regulation.

Kashmala Tariq denies accusations

Kashmala Tariq, in a video message, denied that she and her household fled the scene, including that they’d remained on the web site of the accident till the arrival of the ambulances to assist the injured and the deceased.

The former MNA had mentioned her son was within the automotive behind hers, whereas she and her husband have been in the identical one. “This whole matter is being blamed on my son but the driver was unable to control the car.

“It was a horrible accident and I really feel disappointment in my coronary heart for the youngsters who misplaced their lives,” she had said.

The former lawmaker had explained that everyone, including her son and her husband, had gone to the police station after the horrific crash in which her convoy was involved.

“Justice can be served however please do not unjustly drag anybody’s little one into the matter,” she underscored, adding that neither she nor her family tried to escape the crash site. “In reality, we even known as an ambulance ourselves,” she added.

“We have been travelling in two autos. We left Lahore round 7pm yesterday and crossed the toll plaza at round 10:30pm. My husband and I have been in the identical car.

“As we reached the Kashmir Highway, we experienced a sudden shock and push and got injured. The driver was unable to control the car. It was a terrible accident,” she said.

Kashmala Tariq mentioned she was upset over the lack of lives of the youngsters who have been within the automotive that her convoy hit.

“We have children ourselves too. There is no substitute for human lives,” she had confused.

“My son was in the car behind us… I don’t understand what kind of media trial is this. The CCTV video of the accident should be shown.

“My son’s photos are being broadcast and shared all over the place when, in actual fact, he was driving within the automotive behind us. If, in any means, this was our fault or had we been driving, then we deliver our arms collectively to apologise.

“I have no words. Please don’t misreport and show only what’s is true,” Tariq had added.