SC seeks re­port on im­ple­men­ta­tion of court or­ders in Lal Masjid case

Pakistan Observer - - TWIN CITIES -

ISLAMABAD—The Supreme Court on Thurs­day di­rected the fed­er­a­tion to sub­mit re­port over im­ple­men­ta­tion of court or­ders in Lal Masjid com­mis­sion case within four weeks. The court sought re­port on its Oc­to­ber 2, 2007 ver­dict.

The bench com­pris­ing Jus­tice Ejaz Afzal Khan andJus­tice Qazi Faez Isa heard the Lal Masjid com­mis­sion im­ple­men­ta­tion case.

Dur­ing the course of pro­ceed­ings, Jus­tice Qazi Faez Isa re­marked that the gov­ern­ment in its stance had stated that court or­ders were im­ple­mented. Ad­vo­cate Tariq Asad told the court that the court order was not im­ple­mented. He said that the gov­ern­ment paid com­pen­sa­tion to the fam­i­lies of three passers who were killed dur­ing the op­er­a­tion.

He said that the gov­ern­ment did not pay sin­gle penny to the fam­i­lies of other peo­ple who were killed dur­ing the Lal Masjid op­er­a­tion. He asked whether other peo­ple not in­no­cent.

Jus­tice Ejaz Afzal Khan re­marked that how would de­ter­mine that who was in­no­cent and who was a mil­i­tant dur­ing the Lal Masjid op­er­a­tion.

Jus­tice Qazi Faez Isa asked Asad that ac­cord­ing to him if all in­no­cent peo­ple were killed dur­ing the op­er­a­tion then who killed the 11 mil­i­tary men dur­ing the op­er­a­tion. Whether they com­mit­ted sui­cide, he asked. Ad­vo­cate Tariq Asad told the court that fir­ing was oc­cur­ring from three sides and the court’s had al­ready ac­quit­ted Maulana Ab­dul Aziz and other nom­i­nated per­sons over the mat­ter. The court sought re­port and ad­journed hear­ing of the case for four weeks.—APP

Labour­ers car­pet­ing the road in G-7 Sec­tor.

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