Islamabad, March 13, 2013 (PPI-OT): During the month of Feb, 2013, Commission on enforced disappearances, after holding proceedings at Islamabad and Lahore was able to trace out another 19 Missing Persons.
Names/parentage of these Missing Persons are as follows:-
Muhammad Ibrahim S/o Muhammad Hanif, Barkatullah S/o Syed Fazal Mansoor, Syed Hazrat Ullah S/o Syed Fazal Hameed, Muhammad Akram S/o Muhammad Ameen, Gulfam Haider Syed, Mzahar Iqbal S/o Sher Muhammad (Proclaimed Offender), Farooq Shafique S/o Muhammad Shafique, Mian Azhar Hussain S/o Muhammad Sadiq, Qari Abdul Rehman S/o Hafiz Jamsheed Ahmed, Umer Hayat S/o Umer Zada, Kaleem Ullah S/o Rana Muhammad Ayub, Muhammad Azam s/o Haji Rehmat Khan, Hafiz Syed Muhammad Tayyab Jilani s/o Syed Munawar Hussain Jilani, Gideen S/o Baaz Muhammad(Confined in Central Jail Dera Ismail Khan), Muhammad Nawaz S/o Khuda Bakhsh (Dead Body Recovered), Nisar Khan S/o Aurangzaib Khan, Hamdullah S/o Muhammad Ilyas, Abuzar Ghaffari S/o Qari Muhammad Ismail and Shoukat Ali S/o Ali Rehman (Dead Body Recovered).
The Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances comprising 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 Missing Persons were pending. During the period of 1st Jan, 2011, to 28th Feb, 2013, 861 new cases were received in the Commission; enhancing the total numbers to that of 999 out of which 378 cases have been disposed off and current balance of the cases under investigation is 621.
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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