SHC seeks progress report in recovery of missing persons


By Shakil Paracha

KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) yesterday sought a progress report within a month from Sindh police and law enforcement agencies pertaining to recovery of more than 70 missing persons. A two-member bench headed by Justice Naimtullah Phulputo heard the case and expressed annoyance on lack in progress in police reports. The bench ordered the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh and Additional Inspector General (ADIG) Karachi to pay special attention toward the recovery of missing persons. The bench asked the IGP Sindh that he himself guide the case. The bench directed the police to apply modern devices for recovery of missing persons.

The families of missing persons told the court that despite the court orders police were not cooperating with them. Investigation officer told the court that one missing person Zaman went disappeared after he was released from jail. Police reports said that disappeared men including Aqib, Syed Shah, and Shahid Khan have already reached safely their homes.


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