DSP’s underage son confesses to killing motorcyclist


LAHORE: DSP’s son accused in Johar Town hit-and-run case on Thursday has confessed to killing a motorcyclist with speeding car.


Judicial magistrate has reserved verdict over physical remand of Talha. The criminal had driven over a motorcyclist in Johar Town on Monday night.

Talha, handcuffed by police was presented before the court today. Investigative Officer told the court that the criminal has confessed to the killing. He was on interim bail and was arrested after being made part of investigation, he added.

He said that further interrogation is not needed as the culprit has made a confession in the case. The court was also told that the car was pacing at more than 130 Kilometre per hour (Km/h) when it hit a motorcyclist.

Talha is Lower Mall DSP Naveed Irshad’s 15-year-old son who had denied any role in the accident earlier. He heard about the news when he woke up in the morning and his name was all over the media, he added.

What appeared to be an attempt to protect a criminal, the police concerned did not take action all day. Motorcyclist, identified as Bilal lost life in the accident.

Talha presented himself before the police on October 21 but acquired interim bail before surrendering.