SC directs govt to compensate losses caused by riots during Aasia Bibi case protests

LAHORE: The Supreme Courtroom, whereas listening to a case on the Lahore Registry, on Saturday ordered the federal authorities and 4 provinces to pay compensation quantity to affectees whose properties had been destroyed and broken throughout protests following the apex courtroom verdict in Aasia Bibi case, ARY Information reported.

Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, throughout the case listening to, sought report from officers involved after implementation on the courtroom orders.

The courtroom additionally inquired from the federal government that why the affectees weren’t compensated after lapse of two and a half month of the protest.

The safety of life and property of residents is the duty of the federal government, the CJP remarked.

A house division official stated the losses incurred throughout the protests had been calculated. He stated Rs 262 million losses had been present in Punjab.

The officer knowledgeable the courtroom that the federal government would quickly begin disbursing compensation quantity to the affectees.

Justice Nisar on Nov 7 took suo motu discover of the losses brought on by the riots that broke out within the nation throughout the three-day protests organised by a bunch of religio-political events over the acquittal of Aasia Bibi, a Christian lady, of a blasphemy cost.

The CJP had directed the federal and the provincial governments to submit studies inside three days on the losses and steps taken to compensate victims of those riots.

Chief Justice Nisar took discover “on media studies that vast losses have been triggered to basic public on account of judgement delivered by Supreme Courtroom in Asia Masih Case,” a press release issued by the apex courtroom stated at that instances.

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