ISLAMABAD - A medical report of an alleged killer of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) prosecutor in the Benazir Bhutto murder case was Thursday submitted before the Islamabad High Court (IHC). The report suggests that the accused Abdullah Omer did not need any hospitalisation.

Earlier, Chief Justice IHC Justice Muhammad Anwar Khan Kasi had directed the federal capital police to arrange the medical treatment for Abdullah Omer an accused arrested for his alleged involvement in the killing of Ch Zulfiqar Ali FIA prosecutor who was prosecuting Benazir Bhutto murder and Mumbai attack cases.

During the hearing, Adiala Jail Superintendent informed the court that on the court directives, a three-member medical board was constituted and after examining the alleged killer, the board in its report suggested that he did not need hospitalisation and further medical assistance.

He further told that the board was of the view that the injured would recover naturally. Advocate Rao Abdul Rahim, the counsel representing the accused, told the court said that he had not yet received the medical report. He was of the view that he could argue only after reviewing the report.

Therefore, the court directed the jail authorities to provide a copy of medical report to the lawyer of the accused. Later, the court adjourned the proceedings till August 5.

The counsel for the applicant Khalida Yasmeen, Rao Abdur Raheem advocate had submitted before the court that the accused Omer needed immediate medical treatment as his injured part of body getting paralyzed.

It is pertinent to mention here that the 22-year-old accused had received a bullet fired by a Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel guarding the prosecutor, Chaudhry Zulfiqar Ali, when the latter was killed by terrorists at G-9 sector on May 3. The accused was arrested from a private hospital on June 13.

FIA prosecutor Chauhdry Zulfiqar was murdered on the May 3, 2013 in sector G-9, Islamabad. He was the FIA’s main prosecutor on Benazir assassination case and the Mumbai attack case.