LAHORE: Lahore Anti-Terrorism Court has sent accused pilot Ismat Mehmood to jail on 14 days of judicial remand in Shaheen Airline accident case, Aaj News reported.
He was presented today before the ATC after three-day remand. He told the court that the airplane lost control after its tyre burst during landing and he saved lives of people through putting all his abilities into use. “I should be acquitted therefore,” he pleaded.
Prosecutor told the court that the pilot was drunk while flying the plane, hence putting 125 lives at risk.
The ATC sent the accused on 14 days judicial remand and ruled out request to remove terrorism acts from the case.