Published On: Fri, Dec 20th, 2013
Published in Category: Islamabad

Justice will be administered in Kamran Faisal murder case: CJP

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ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Tassaduq Hussain Jillani has remarked justice will be administered and the culprits will be brought to justice in Kamran Faisal murder case.

He further remarked “ court is here to provide justice and justice will be administered. Pathologist is declaring this death a murder. Investigations should be made in the light of facts.

He gave these remarks while presiding over a 3-member bench of Supreme Court (SC) during the course of hearing of Kamran Faisal murder case here Thursday.

Father of Kamran Faisal told the court that he and his family members are receiving threats daily and his statement is not being recorded.

He further told the court that former prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, former chairman NAB Fasih Bokhari and other senior officials are involved in the murder of his son. Therefore, proceedings be initiated against them, he prayed.

The court inquired from Additional Attorney General (AAG) that it had issued directives for constitution of special medical board on the request of father of Kamran Faisal, therefore, what progress has been made in this respect.

AAG told the court joint investigation team has been constituted but father of Kamran Faisal has neither given any statement before the committee nor has he provided any evidence. However medical board has not been constituted

The court remarked “ joint investigation team should be headed by a senior police officer not below the rank of DIG. The medical board should also comprise senior medical officers having good repute.

The court inquired from father of Kamran Faisal if he wanted to record his statement. He replied he was ready in this regard.

The court issued directives for recording his statement within 24 hours.

The court remarked in its decision that case has been registered under section-302 with secretariat police wherein no one has been declared accused. If father of Kamran Faisal has any evidence and investigation officer is having any evidence then the culprits can be brought to justice .

Father of Kamran Faisal requested the court that his elder brother was a doctor and he be appointed as examiner in medical board.

The court remarked “ it was not proper to do so. Your counsel has also said such things which is not proper because these are based on emotive human relations. Court is sitting here for justice and Inshaullah justice will be administered.

The court ordered for constitution of joint investigation team and special medical board besides directing ASP Yasir Afridi to record the statement of father of Kamran Faisal within 24 hours.

The court directed AAG Tariq to file the report of joint investigation team in the court within 2 weeks.

The court ordered special medical board to conduct detailed examination in the light of evidence available with the father of Kamran Faisal and former pathologist report, evolve report and submit it before the court.

The hearing of the case was adjourned till the third week of January.