Kashif missing case: SHC issues notices to FIA, others

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday issued notices to interior ministry, IG FIA and SHO airport to file comments on the petition seeking whereabouts of Kashif alias David who went missing.

Kashif’s wife, Raheela Kashif, had filed a petition seeking his whereabouts as went missing on 1st August 2015. She named interior ministry, IG FIA and SHO airport as respondents.

She stated in her petition that her husband has own business in United Arab Emirates (UAE) and settled in Abu Dhabi. The petitioner submitted that Kashif was at home in UAE on 1st August when immigration authority raided his house and took him into custody.

According to Raheela, on 6th August, she received a call through which she came to know that her husband has been deported to Pakistan. For the whereabouts of her husband, she filed applications in UAE embassy and then with SHO airport but she did not get any response. The family members of the detainee are facing mentally disturbance as well as tension.

She prayed to the court to direct the respondents to produce her husband before the court and help release him from the illegal custody.

SHC bench took up the petition and issued notices to the respondents to file their comments on the next hearing. The case was adjourned till 3 October.