Indictment of IG Sindh in contempt case deferred again
The court was expected to indict the IG and other cops for their involvement in besieging the court’s building and torturing Zulfikar Mirza’s supporters and the media persons on May 23.
The hearing of the case was adjourned till December 15.
On May 23, masked and armed policemen had laid a siege around the SHC. The cops had brutally beaten up the guards providing security to Mirza and media persons at the main gate of the SHC building.
The contempt proceedings were initiated against IG Jamali, Karachi AIG Ghulam Qadir Thebo, West DIG Feroze Shah, City SSP Fida Hussain Janwari, Saddar SP Zeeshan Shafiq Siddiqui, SSU incharge Major (retd) Saleem, Legal AIG Faisal Bashir Memon, former SP Raees Abdul Ghani, West Headquarters SP Tahir Noorani, South DIG Dr Jamil Ahmed and SI Jahangir Mahar.
The IG Sindh, in the last hearing, had submitted unconditional apology to the court. While in the earlier proceedings, Jamali had also submitted the apology, which was rejected.