Man missing since 2013: SHC seeks report within 15 days

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday directed Deputy Attorney General to locate the whereabouts of one Mohammad Nasir Khan who has been missing since March 2013, and file the reply within 15 days.

Mohammad Nasir Khan, who was obtaining Islamic education from a seminary, went missing in March 2013.

On Thursday’s hearing DAG submitted before the court that the government had asked additional chief secretary FATA about the whereabouts of Nasir but they did not reply. DAG stated that he will again write a letter to additional chief secretary of FATA to give a reply with regards to non compliance of the order dated 25th June 2015 and 6th August 2015.

The court directed DAG to make sure that said reply is received within 15 days; otherwise, FATA’s additional chief secretary will be summoned. The hearing of the case was adjourned till 17th September.

SHC bench headed by Justice Irfan Saadat was hearing a petition filed by Mohammad Nawaz Khan, a brother of the missing man.

The petitioner stated that his brother was obtaining Islamic education from a Madrasa and had no enmity with anyone. “He was at home when he received a call from unknown number on 20th March 2013, responding to a call he had gone to Karachi’s Gulshan-e-Iqbal area and went missing since then”, the petitioner submitted.

Citing Sindh government, DG Military Intelligence, DG Rangers, IG of Sindh police and DIG of CID as respondents, the petitioner pleaded to the court to direct the respondents to produce his brother before the court.



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