Chief Justice Dogar takes suo motu notice in two human rights cases -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Chief Justice Dogar takes suo motu notice in two human rights cases

ISLAMABAD (January 13 2009): Chief Justice Abdul Hameed Dogar on Monday took two suo moto notices in human right cases and issued direction for the concerned circles to submit there reports pertaining to the issues before the apex court. The CJ took the notice of a news item appeared in media regarding confinement of 30 innocent children in central jail Adayala including a child Noman, student of 5th class, booked in a murder case as an accused.

It was further reported that majority of the confined children were unaware of the charges levelled against them. The Chief Justice directed Regional Police Officer Rawalpindi and Superintendent Central Jail Adayala to appear personally before the court along with detailed report on January 15.

In another case, the CJ took Suo Motu notice on application of Syed Saedullah S/o Syed Haji Abdul Qahar Agha R/o Gharshain Tahsil and District Pishin Balochistan, requesting there in that his father named Syed Haji Abdul Qahar Agha was abducted for ransom on June 10, 2008 by a notorious gang.

He further allegedly reported that he got such FIR registered with Police Station Pishin under Cr. No 101/08 u/s 365, 506, 34 PPC but his father had not yet been recovered from the clutches of culprits. The Chief Justice directed IG Balochistan to submit the detailed report of the matter through SSP Quetta on January 16, positively in the Supreme Court.

Source: Business Recorder

Date:1/13/2009