LAHORE: A judicial magistrate on Thursday issued arrest warrant for Pakistan cricketer Umar Akmal in warden assault case, ARY News reported.
Akmal was ordered to appear before the local sessions court on February 27 (today), but he did not turn up, nor did his lawyer. The court issued his arrest warrants and asked police to present him in the court on March 11.
Earlier, Gulberg Police had submitted a challan in a judicial magistrate court, declaring Akmal guilty in warden case.
Police declared Akmal guilty in all sections of the challan submitted to the court. The 23-year-old cricketer was charged with giving life threat to a traffic warden, Zeeshan, scuffling and tearing his uniform.
It may be noted here that Umar Akmal is currently in Bangladesh to play Asia Cup and he will also be a part of World T20 scheduled to start from March 16.