Friday Jul 15, 2016
KARACHI: The five member bench presided by Justice Ameer Hani Muslim heard Karachi’s law and order case in the Supreme Court on Friday.
During the hearing a report of the Owais Ali Shah kidnapping case was presented to the court. For action against SSP Muhammed Farooq a high level committee has been formed, the report stated.
The committee had time till July 9 to plead their case, the report said.
The court asked Sindh Police IG why were roads in Karachi not blocked when Owais Ali Shah was kidnapped. The police IG replied that his officers had not informed him of the kidnapping.
The court asked why SSP Clifton Muhammad Farooq was still in uniform.
Sindh Police IG AD Khwaja said that action is being taken against SSP, SP and SHO Clifton for their negligence.
The IG added that recording system for police helpline 15 was out of order. “For the last four years it has not been fixed,” he said.
The accused officers have been served show cause notices, AIG Sindh Mushtaq Maher said.
The court expressed its displeasure adding that the public has lost its trust in the police. “Nothing in the department is working properly,” Justice Khijli Arif said.