Sindh govt given one month to recover missing girls: SC

City News Jan, 28 2023
Sindh govt given one month to recover missing girls: SC
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KARACHI: Supreme Court (SC) directed Sindh government to recover two missing daughters of Dr. Mehreen Baloch within one month and submit report to court.

Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Umar Ata Bandial expressed annoyance over non recovery of girls for five years and remarked that court was not using powers of suo-moto as they institutions to work themselves. CJP remarked that court wanted to strengthen state institutions. He said that state and constitutional institutions were supposed to operate under law only.

Chief Justice remarked that court was not taking suo-moto but it would protect basic human rights. He observed that there was no political interference in KP police, adding that situation in Balochistan was also better. Court said that Sindh and Punjab governments should also bring betterment in system against police interference. Justice Athar Minallah remarked that it should be admitted that administration had no competency to protect citizens. Anyone had to be answerable on missing of citizens, he said. Justice Bandial remarked that influential people not only gave assistance in abduction of girls but also protected accused.

Justice Minallah remarked that girls went missing six years ago but no one was ready to take responsibility. Justice Aisha A. Malik asked that whether person was so powerful that he was failing whole system. Chief Secretary Sindh said that it was not good to take actions against state institutions. Non recovery of girls was failure of police, he added. He requested bench to include MI and ISI in joint investment team along with IB. Further hearing of case was adjourned till next date.

Published in The Daily National Courier, January, 28 2023

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