Court: (Hearing in Ayan’s case adjourned till Dec 16)

RAWALPINDI: Super model Ayan Ali on Tuesday challenged the verdict of the Custom court in the Lahore High Court after appearing before Judge Rana Aftab Ahmed, who is hearing the case in Rawalpindi.

Ayan appeared before the customs court for the first time after getting her passport from the customs officials. The judge was hearing the case during which customs officials presented eight witnesses of prosecution.

Customs intelligence officials requested the court to start proceeding over petition filed to register money laundering case against Ayan.

Ayan’s lawyer Shaista Khan told the court that Ayan’s indictment has been challenged in the Lahore High Court. She pleaded the court to adjourn the hearing until December 21 due to case hearing in the Lahore High Court.

Ayan’s counsel Khuram Latif Khosa who is taking part in Punjab bar election could also not appear before the court. The court rejected the plea and called for hearing on December 16. The court directed the accused to ensure presence of her lawyers on the next hearing.