Arrest of accused persons: Supreme Court of Pakistan disposes of Human Rights case

Islamabad, July 22 2013 (PPI-OT): Supreme Court of Pakistan disposed of the human rights case regarding arrest of accused persons who murdered son of applicant. The action was taken by Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan, on an application of Mr. Khan Sahib Shah registered through Human Right Cell of the Supreme Court. The applicant stated in his application that accused persons have murdered his son but police was not taking action to arrest them. He moved application to higher authorities but all in vain.

Taking the cognizance, the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan called report from IG KPK, Secretary FATA and Home Secretary, KPK.

The case was heard in the court and the matter was disposed of with observation that after hectic efforts made by the police, the accused was arrested with intervention of noteable of the area and the law enforcing agencies.

For more information, contact:
Shahid Hussain Kamboyo
Public Relations Officer
Supreme Court of Pakistan
Tel: +9251 920 4184
Fax: +9251 920 1001

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