Islamabad, April 05, 2013 (PPI-OT): The commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances comprising of 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 Missing Persons were pending. During the period of 1st Jan, 2011, to 31st March, 2013, 893 new cases were received in the Commission; by enhancing the total numbers to that of 1031 out of which 391 cases have been disposed off and current balance of the cases under investigation is 640.
During the month of March, 2013, the proceedings were held at Islamabad and Lahore 13 Missing Persons have been traced out. The names/percentage of these Missing Persons are Khan Akbar S/O Khan Badshah, Gul Muhammad S/O Alaf Khan (Confined in Adiala Jail, Rawalpindi), Gul Ghani Khan S/O Ghameen Khan (Confined in Adiala Jail, Rawalpindi), Qari Anwar ul Haq S/O Gul Khan, Ghayoor Iqbal S/O Muhammad Abdullah, Hafiz Muhammad Misbah ud Din S/O Mian Muhammad Safeer (late), Hafiz Muhammad Naeem ud Din S/O Mian Muhammad Safeer (late), Sohaib Saeed S/O Muhammad Saeed Nadeem, Umer Zada S/O Gul Rehman (Confined in Internment Centre Lakki Marwat), Yasir Mustufa S/O Ghulam Mustafa, Fasih Ullah S/o Obaid Ullah (Confined in Internment Centre Lakki Marwat), Khalil Akbar S/O Gul Akbar (late) and Zahid Akram S/O Allah Baksh.
The Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearance is committed and determined to make all out efforts to trace the Missing Persons.
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Haji Ahmed Malik
Principal Information Officer
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