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HCJP TAKES NOTICE ON A STATEMENT OF CHAIRMAN OF VOICE FOR BALOCH MISSING PERSONS (VBMP)

Dated: 1-February-2014

The Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani took notice on a press report published in “Daily Dawn” under the heading “Judicial probe into mass graves sought” regarding the statement of Chairman of Voice for Baloch Missing Persons (VBMP), Nasrullah Baloch to the effect that in Khuzdar mass graves have been discovered and three of the dead bodies have been identified which according to him are part of the missing persons list. He further stated that according to Deputy Commissioner, Khuzdar as many as 25 bodies were recovered and he was expecting more. The afore-referred news item, prima facie, reflects serious violation of Fundamental Rights provisions of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

Taking notice of the above reports the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mr. Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani passed the following order:-

“Notice be issued to the Inspector General of Police, Balochistan to submit a report by Tuesday (04.02.2014 about the factual position. The Deputy Commissioner, Khuzdar shall also submit a report and fixed the case in Court on 04.02.2014”.
 
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