LHC blames prosecution for weak case against Czech model

LAHORE: A division bench of the Lahore Excessive Courtroom on Friday issued a written verdict into the acquittal of Tereza Hluskova and dominated that lacunas left by the prosecution led to the exoneration of the Czech mannequin.

In its written order, a bench comprising Justice Sarfraz Dogar and Justice Ali Baqir Najafi dominated that the feminine constable who had searched the mannequin on the airport was not made witness within the case and by doing so the prosecution withheld a very powerful testimony.

No investigation was launched into when and the way the alleged medicine arrived on the customs home from the airport. Furthermore, no CCTV footage was taken from the airport. In such circumstances CCTV is important which eliminates the potential of a false case, the court docket additional dominated.

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The complainant ought to have said that he had submitted the case property to the customs home.

“Such flaws can’t be ignored in a prosecution case. The prosecution did not show the case towards Teresa, so she was acquitted,” the decision stated.

On November 1, LHC had acquitted the mannequin in case for trying to smuggle heroin from Pakistan to Abu Dhabi.

In March 2019, a periods court docket had sentenced Tereza to eight years and eight months in jail. In April the identical 12 months, she had challenged her conviction within the case. She has insisted somebody had positioned the medicine in her suitcase.

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