Plea against new Model Town JIT adjourned

LAHORE: The Lahore Excessive Court docket (LHC) on Wednesday adjourned a petition filed in opposition to formation of a brand new joint investigation crew (JIT) to probe the Mannequin City case.

A two-judge bench of the LHC adjourned the listening to owing to the absence of the petitioner’s lawyer.

On the earlier listening to, the court docket sought help from related officers to inquire whether or not the petition was admissible within the excessive court docket. The court docket requested whether or not the excessive court docket had authority to examine directives of the Supreme Court docket.

The petitioner stated the apex court docket had given no directives concerning the new JIT, besides the federal government assurance that it had given to the SC relating to forming new probe crew.

On Jan 21, the JIT, shaped following the Supreme Court docket orders in Mannequin City case, had summoned former Punjab regulation minister Rana Sanaullah.

The newly-formed JIT grilled Sanaullah relating to the Mannequin City case.

The Punjab Residence Division on Jan three shaped a JIT for a recent probe into the 2014 Mannequin City incident.

Earlier, the Supreme Court docket of Pakistan, on December 5, had winded up a petition within the Mannequin City case after the federal government assured the apex court docket to type new JIT to probe the incident.

The apex court docket on October 6 had taken discover of plea by Bisma Amjad, the daughter of Tanzila Amjad who was amongst these martyred within the Mannequin City firing incident, looking for the formation of a brand new investigation crew to probe the carnage.

On June 17, 2014, at the very least 14 individuals have been killed and 100 others injured when the police opened hearth to disperse protesting Pakistan Awami Tehreek employees throughout an anti-encroachment operation exterior the residence of PAT chief Dr Tahirul Qadri.



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