ISLAMABAD: Rejecting Defense Minister Khawaja Asif’s plea to provide some time for holding inquiry over missing persons case, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry ordered the authorities to produce missing persons before the Supreme Court today (Monday).
A three-member bench of apex court, headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaurdhy heard the case pertaining to the missing persons.
During proceedings, the defense secretary submitted a report over the non-recovery of missing persons.
According to report, two of the missing persons died in custody while efforts were being made to recover the other 33 persons.
Chief Justice remarked that the defense secretary should comply with court orders instead of providing such statements.
The CJP ordered to produce report of detainees in all internment centres.
Additional defense secretary said two of the men died in an internment centre of Lakki Marwat. On which, Chief Justice asked to immediately register case against those responsible for their death.