Missing Persons Case: SC rejects KP Gov't report
ISLAMABAD: Presidential ordinance regarding the Missing Persons Case was presented in the Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan earlier today. The apex court while rejecting the report of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Government sought a detailed answer on Monday – ARY News reports.
According to details, the Attorney General presented the presidential ordinance before the court on Wednesday.
At which, Justice Jawwad S. Khwaja remarked that legislations had been discussed prior to this, the court cannot issue directives regarding law-making. He said that whatever law will be provided to us, the court shall make decisions according to that, whereas the amendments made in the presidential ordinance will be reviewed.
During the hearing, Advocate General (KP) presented the report on missing persons, which the court rejected.
Justice Jawwad S. Khwaja inquired that what measures have the KP Government taken pertaining to the missing persons, how it can stay silent over picking up of its citizens. He demanded to elaborate why no steps were taken on this issue.
Moreover, the court while ordering to submit a detailed answer on Monday adjourned the hearing.