CJ takes suo motu notice of rape -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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CJ takes suo motu notice of rape

ISLAMABAD, Jan 2: Chief Justice Abdul Hameed Dogar on Friday taking suo motu notice of a rape of a woman allegedly by two police officers of Nasirabad police station asked the Regional Police Officer Rawalpindi to submit a detailed report on Tuesday.

Two police officers namely Abdul Qayoom and Sub Inspector Natiq Shah, Nasirabad police station had raped a lady.

The chief justice has also asked the CPO (City Police Officer) Rawalpindi to appear personally along with detailed report and victim in the Supreme Court on next date of hearing.

Meanwhile, the chief justice directed the Inspector General of Police Islamabad to submit a report on police high-handedness on January 5. He also ordered Senior Superintendent of Police Islamabad to appear personally along with detailed report, applicant and culprits in the Supreme Court.

Fakhra Bisharat had appealed to the chief justice in the press to take notice of high handedness of the police which tortured three persons who were returning to the city from Gujranwala after attending a marriage ceremony.

Ms Bisharat stated in the appeal that police opened fire treating them as terrorist.
Source: Dawn
Date:1/3/2009