LAHORE - District and Sessions Court on Wednesday directed two petitioners (mothers), in different habeas corpus petitions, to approach the SHOs concerned for the recovery of their minors. Mst. Sara Hussain, a resident of Al-Noor Town on the Walton Road, alleged in her plea that the respondents, including her husband (Intizar Hussain), and Muhammad Sajjad were illegally keeping her three-year-old son - Abdul Rehman. She contended that the both respondents were playing a dangerous game with her as she many times had requested them to hand over her beloved son. She informed the court that some five months back, her husband visited her residence and snatched the minor. Some eight months ago, my husband drove me out of his house on a domestic issue, she tolf the court. She prayed the court for recovery of her minor and hand over her. On the petitioners plea, the court served a notice to the respondent Sajjad who in compliance with the court orders informed the court that he had not detained the minor. After our marriage, we were issueless due to my wifes infertility, Sajjad informed the court, adding that he had not detained the minor as he got the children through an adoption deed. The court also summoned Itizar, who did not appear. As the mother informed the court that being the real mother of Abdul Rehman, she was not the signatory of the 'adoption deed. The court in its verdict said that Mst. Sara Hussain is the real mother and her husband was not appearing before the court just to frustrate the proceedings. The judge directed the mother to approach the SHO of the Factory Area Police to lodge the criminal case against the responsible respondents for recovery of her minor. Meanwhile, the same court, dealing with another habeas corpus petition, also directed the petitioner to contact the SHO concerned for recovery of her 14-month daughter Zahra Batool. Mst. Asma Batool, a resident of Majeed Park, Thokar Niaz Baig Lahore had filed a petition against her husband for recovery of her daughter from his illegal custody. She informed the court that she was living at 312-C Punjab Housing Society and his husband was living in America for purpose of earning his livelihood. She said that after marriage he used to torture her mentally besides using harsh words in routine. She contented that one day his husband namely Nazir Ali and his relatives (respondents) visited her residence and snatched her daughter, leaving dire consequences for her that he would divorce her if she disclosed the matter to any other. The court served the notice to respondent who after appearing before the court made the commitment that he would hand over Zahra Batool to her mother Sara Batool. On Wednesday the Judge directed the petitioner to approach the SHO concerned police station to lodge an FIR of a criminal case against the respondent.Park and Ride plaza Notice to Punjab: Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed of the Lahore High Court Wednesday issued pre-admission notice to the Punjab government and other respondents enlisted on a petition filed to challenge the construction of Liberty Park and Ride Shopping Plaza, on a place allocated for a public park. The court directed the respondents to respectively file reply to the petition by February 17. The plea has been moved through advocate Muhammad Azhar Sidduque by the shop owners Muhammad Saleem Hafeez, Mian Muhammad Haroon of M/s Hotel MelRose Inn, Arshad Kareem Qureshi of M/s Toy Land, M Zakariya Basheer Malik, Arif Mehmood of M/s Liberty Gift Center, Syed Dilawar Shah of M/s Alnafay Shopping Mall, all situated at commercial zone, Liberty Market. Azhar Siddique submitted before the court last day that the land was an open space owned by the PHA which had been illegally transferred to LDA for construction of this plaza. He said in this plaza the shops were also constructed for running business which was badly affecting the petitioners.