CJP takes suo motu notice of human rights' violations -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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CJP takes suo motu notice of human rights’ violations

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry took suo motu notice of an appeal by Ghulam Hussain Rizvi and other residents of Faisalabad that was recently published in a section of the print media, and directed the PPO Punjab to file a report into the matter within one week.

The appeal stated that a minor girl of only three years was subjected to rape and brutally murdered by men of a certain locality in Faisalabad. The culprits are still at large. The CJP also took another suo motu notice on an application by Gulzar Khan, resident of Sargodha, who stated that his minor son had been kidnapped for ransom. He stated that an FIR had been lodged but the police had neither arrested the accused nor recovered his son. The CJP directed the PPO Punjab to recover the minor and produce him before the sessions judge, Sargodha. The CJP also directed that the matter be put up in the Supreme Court on June 15, with an accompanying report by the sessions judge.
Source: Daily Times
Date:6/8/2010