CJP takes suo moto no­tice of Badami Bagh in­ci­dent

The Pak Banker - - NATIONAL -

Chief Jus­tice of Pak­istan Iftikhar Muham­mad Chaudhry has taken no­tice of the mob at­tack in Joseph Colony which is lo­cated in Badami Bagh, La­hore.

The apex court has sum­moned In­spec­tor Gen­eral Pun­jab Po­lice and Ad­vo­cate Gen­eral on Mon­day. The IGP Pun­jab and Ad­vo­cate Gen­eral have been di­rected by the Chief Jus­tice to ap­pear with the report per­tain­ing to the in­ci­dent.

Over 100 homes in the Chris­tian neigh­bour­hood were ran­sacked and set ablaze by an an­gry mob on March 9 af­ter an in­di­vid­ual from the area was ac­cused of blasphemy.

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