ISLAMABAD - The Balochistan government Wednesday informed the Supreme Court that Frontier Constabulary has not yet been interrogated in the missing persons case in the province. A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Justice Nasirul Mulk and comprising Justice Saqib Nisar and Justice Ameer Hani Muslim heard Balochistan law and order situation and missing persons case. The court also took strong exception over non-submission of report pertaining to security situation of the province by IG Frontier Corps (FC). Irfan Qadir, counsel for FC, however, told the court that the said report was already submitted with the Registrar of the apex court.
Irfan Qadir, on court’s direction, submitted the report before the court after the break at which the court directed the learned counsel to provide copies of the report to all the stakeholders.
The court directed Nasrullah Baloch, Chairman Voice of Missing Persons, Balochistan to appear before the court on the next date of hearing, stating as to whether he wants further to proceed with the instant case or not.
During the course of hearing, the court was informed that 26 doctors had been released by the unknown kidnappers after paying the ransom money till now. The court was further informed that the provincial government had done nothing against the criminals involved in these cases.
The court directed the Balochistan government to ensure security to the doctors’ community in the province.
The court was informed that due to insecurity 90 doctors have left the province. Shahid Hamid, counsel for Balochistan government, informed the court that representatives of doctors’ community have held meeting with the concerned authorities and according to provincial secretary interior, the doctors have expressed satisfaction over the measures so far taken the by the provincial government in this regard.
Shahid Hamid further told the court that there were four categories of missing persons case in the province, adding that Frontier Corps (FC) had been alleged for 13 missing persons, Military Intelligence (MI) for 8 and police had been alleged for six missing persons.
Later, the court adjourned the hearing until January 30.