Lahore: CJP seeks report on Sialkot murder case
LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on Wednesday, taking notice of a man’s death by torture in Sialkot District, sought a report from Provincial Police Officer (PPO) by July 22.
According to a press release issued by the Supreme Court, the CJP took notice on a press clipping published in “Daily Pakistan” dated July 12, 2011 carrying an appeal of Said Bibi wife of Muhammad Iqbal resident of Sahowali, District Sialkot, wherein it was requested that her son Mubashir had been tortured to death by some influential people, she had got FIR registered against them but no one had been arrested. Further, it was narrated in the appeal that on July
8, 2011 at night, her son Mubashir and another person Rizwan were kidnapped by influential people. They severely tortured them and left them unconscious, outside the home. Both the injured were then shifted to hospital but her son Mubashir succumbed to his injuries while Rizwan was seriously injured and under treatment at PIMS hospital, Islamabad.
She got FIR registered with police station Saddar Sialkot, against the accused persons but no one had yet been arrested and they were still at large and threatening her and her family of dire consequences. Furthermore, they were continuously pressurizing them to withdraw the complaint/FIR. Therefore, she appealed to the Chief Justice of Pakistan for justice.