LAHORE - The Lahore High Court on Wednesday issued notices to Ministry of Defence on a petition seeking recovery of a retired Major of Pakistan Army Mujahid Azeem and his son Ali Tariq.
Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial passed the orders on a petition moved by family of the missing persons from the Punjab.
The petitioner through counsel submitted that the retired Major Mujahid Azeem was missing since last three months. When they approached the LHC for his recovery, son Ali Tariq also disappeared.
The lawyer argued that police and other security agencies had failed to recover the both persons despite the lapse of three months.
The family of the disappeared persons was living in a state of insecurity, the counsel added.
He requested the court to issue directives to the police and other security agencies to recover both the missing persons.
A Deputy Attorney General appeared before the court and requested it to allow some time to file reply on behalf of the Ministry of Defence.
The court accepted his request and adjourned hearing till October 3.