That missing persons will be charged according to law:CJ

QUETTA: Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Mr Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry has said that missing persons will be charged according to law keeping in view their fundamental rights. He said  this while  Speaking at a dinner hosted by Balochistan Bar Association here on Monday night, the Chief Justice dwelt at length on “enforcement of fundamental rights through superior judiciary”

The Chief Justice said the matter of the missing persons is also pending before the Supreme Court  and it is trying its best to identify those missing person and to deal with them according to law. He said that majority of mission person belongs to the province of Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.  These missing persons will be charged according to law keeping in view their fundamental rights.

He said the Supreme Court has already taken suo moto on the deterioration in law and order situation of Baluchistan and Karachi as well as other part of the country. Some of the cases have been disposed of while some are still pending before the Court and necessary directions are being issued to concerned including law enforcement agencies from time to time.

He assured that judiciary with active cooperation of the Bar, with new passion and zeal will protect the violation of fundamental rights so that the public confidence may be restored on state institutions.

Published in the Balochistan Point on September 17, 2013

 

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