CID officials illegally detained two men, sold their car: SHC told

KARACHI: Sindh High Court SHC on Thursday was informed that the cases against four CID officials, who illegally detained two missing persons and sold their car, have been registered.

The court was also informed that an excise inspector, who processed the transfer of car is still at large.

A division bench of SHC headed by Chief Justice Mushir Alam was seized with the petition about missing persons filed by Inayat Ali, who sought whereabouts of his two brothers, Muhammad Nawaz and Punhal Khan, allegedly detained by CID police.

A D Khawaja, DIGP placed before the court an enquiry report submitting that both missing persons were illegally detained by CID officials and their car was sold by officials.

He said that on inquiry it was also revealed that car of Punhal was illegally transferred in name of one Salman Sadiq and Excise Inspector Maqsood Ahmed processed the case of transfer without rectifying name of actual owner of vehicle.

He requested the court to direct provincial police chief to take action against delinquent officers.

It was stated that departmental proceedings against CID officials already have been initiated. However the court ordered serious action excise inspector.