Published On: Sat, Jun 25th, 2016

Karachi high-profile cases: Chief Justice Pakistan summons meeting


KARACHI: In the wake of the recent terror wave that has gripped the metropolis especially after the murder of renowned qawwal Amjad Sabri and the kidnapping of the Sindh High Court (SHC) chief justice’s son, Advocate Owais Shah, Chief Justice Pakistan Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali has summoned a high-level meeting on Saturday.

Amid deteriorating law and order situation in the city, the chief justice sought details on the measures taken by the law enforcement agencies (LEAs) and police so far in both the cases.

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Justice Jamali has shown distress over the poor performance of police in restoring peace in Karachi, and said had they taken prompt measures before; the situation in the metropolis would have been better now.

Director General Sindh Rangers Major General Bilal Akbar also attended the meeting at the Supreme Court registry office in Karachi.

Justice Jamali also directed officials in the meeting to beef up their surveillance and security networks across the city.

Chief Secretary Sindh, Inspector General Sindh Police, A.D. Khawaja and Additional Inspector General Sindh, Mushtaq Khawaja were few of the participants in the meeting.

Members of the team probing Owais Shah’s abduction case were also present including Karachi South Zone Deputy inspector general (DIG), Munir Ahmed Shaikh, DIG Crime Investigation Department (CID), Khawaja Sultan and Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Farooq Awan.

The chief justice of Pakistan was briefed in detail about the latest developments in the case of Owais Shah and overall security scenario in Karachi.

News Source ARY News

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Syed Ammar Alavi

- is Lahore (Pakistan) based journalist & writer with 25-year experience in print, wire and broadcast forms of journalism. His major fields of interest are politics, film,tv,sports, climate change and technology

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