Tayyaba torture case: Court summoned witness on June 20

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court bench, which is conducting the trial of the child domestic help Tayyaba torture case, summoned on Tuesday the prosecution’s witness on June 20.

Justice Aamir Farooq also summoned the doctor who conducted the initial medical examination of Tayyaba. The records of doctors, who are a part of the medical board, should be included in the investigation, the judge ordered.

The new bench, comprising Justice Farooq, is hearing the case after Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani recused himself as he had carried out a departmental inquiry against former additional district and sessions judge Raja Khurram, who along with his wife is accused of torturing 10-year-old Tayyaba.

The investigation will continue from the point it had reached when Justice Kayani was hearing the case, ruled Justice Farooq.

The hearing was adjourned till June 20.