CJ SHC takes notice of murder of D&SJ’s son

Karachi: Sindh High Court (SHC) Chief Justice Maqbool Baqar while taking notice of murder of a district and sessions judge’s son ordered the provincial police chief to assign an honest police officer to carry out probe into the gory incident.

Kashif Ali son of district and sessions judge Jacobabad Khalid Hussain Shahani was murdered on Wednesday in Thandi Sarak area near Niaz stadium in Hyderabad.

According to Registrar SHC Fahim Ahmed Siddiqui, Chief Justice took notice of the incident and directed IGP Sindh and SSP Hyderabad to depute honest and efficient officer not below the rank of DSP to conduct investigation into the incident.

He directed SSP Hyderabad to monitor the investigation personally and furnish detailed report within two days. He further directed police officials to provide adequate security to all judicial officers and their families including the bereaved family and submit report in this regard by tomorrow.

Following the incident of murder, Chief Justice suspended the legal proceedings at SHC on request of SHC Bar Association (SHCBA) Karachi and Hyderabad chapters.