Islamabad, September 12, 2013 (PPI-OT): The Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances comprising the former Senior Judge of Supreme Court, Mr. Justice Javed Iqbal and Mr. Muhammad Sharif Virk, Member, is conducting proceedings of the cases of Enforced Disappearances regularly with the assistance of Law Enforcing Agencies for tracing out the Missing Persons.
Proceedings of the Commission are being held at Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi and Quetta periodically. On 1st Jan, 2011 138 cases of Mission Persons were pending. During the period of 1st January 2011 to 2nd Sep, 2013, 1139 new cases were received in the Commission; enhancing the total numbers to 1277 out of which 473 cases have been disposed of and current balance of the cases under investigation is 804.
During the month of August, 2013, the proceedings were held at Islamabad and cases of 17 Missing Persons were disposed of. The names/parentage of these Missing Persons are Muhammad Farhaj Waheed Butt s/o Muhammad Waheed Butt (Traced – Confined in jail due to criminal cases), Muhammad Umer s/o Maqsar Khan (Not a case of Enforced Disappearance – Declared as an absconder), Muhammad Ajaib s/o Manzoor Hussain (Deleted due to a case of personal enmity), Mukhtar Ahmed s/o Sheikh Abdul Ghani (Deleted due to a case of personal enmity), Shafiq-ur-Rehman s/o Aziz-ur-Rehman (Disposed of on account of order for registration of case u/s 365 PPC), Mulana Fazal Mubeen s/o Haji Ahmed (Traced – Killed by Taliban), Sharif Ullah s/o Muhammad Sultan (Traced – Shifted to Internment Centre – Miran Shah), Sher Moin Ullah Khan s/o Hakim Zar (Traced – Shifted to Internment Centre – Miran Shah), Mudassir Shah s/o Merhamat Shah (Disposed of on account of order for registration of case u/s 365 PPC), Ehsan Ullah s/o Taous Khan (Late) (Disposed of on account of order or registration of case u/s 365 PPC), Inayat-ur-Rehman s/o Sakhawat Khan (Disposed of on account of order for registration of case u/s 365 PPC), Muhammad Kashif Sohail s/o Abdul Hameed Sohail (Traced – Returned back to home), Muhammad Suleman s/o Musafir Khan (Traced – Confined in Jail due to criminal cases), Adeel Afzal Pasha (Traced – He is being tried in some heinous offences), Hizbullah s/o Ghulam Muhammad (Confined in Internment Centre Lakki Marwat), Muhammad Yaqoob s/o Muhammad Ibrahim (Confined in Internment Centre Lakki Marwat), Muhammad Adnan s/o Haji Muhammad Ramzan (Traced – Returned back to home).
The Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances is committed and determined to make all out efforts to trace the Missing Persons.
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