QUETTA: The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday resumed hearing of the Balochistan law and order case at its Quetta Registry, Geo News reported.
A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry and comprising Justice Khilji Arif Hussain and Justice Jawwad S Khawaja, was hearing the petition filed by the Balochistan Bar Association on the law and order situation in the province.
During proceedings, the CJ asked the former deputy commissioner Khuzdar if the Frontier Corps (FC) informed the administration about its action in 2011. On this, the former DC replied that they were not informed by the FC.
The CJ remarked that none including commissioner, deputy commissioner and Levies know about activities carried out by FC in the province.
In Tuesday’s hearing, the SC had summoned the Inspector General Frontier Corps (IGFC) and Commandant Frontier Corps in the Balochistan law and order case.
During proceedings of the case, FC lawyer Raja Irshad informed the court that there was not a single person in the custody of the FC, to which the Chief Justice replied that there was evidence contrary to this
The FC lawyer asked for time for an in-camera briefing, while the court said it was giving a last chance to the FC as there was evidence against them of picking up people.