BHC seeks probe report on police surgeon manhandling


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QUETTA: The Chief Justice of Balochistan High Court Qazi Faez Issa has ordered to submit the departmental inquiry report on next hearing against the two police officials involved in manhandling of police surgeon Dr Baqir Shah, Geo News reported.

Taking a suo motu notice of the incident on Tuesday, the CJ BHC issued notices to provincial police officer, CCPO Quetta and the SHO of city police station to appear before the court on Wednesday.

Two-member bench headed by CJ Qazi Faez Issa heard the case.

The court turned an application filed by Dr Shah of Bolan Medical Complex about his alleged manhandling by police into a constitutional petition. The applicant said he had been assaulted by police for giving a statement based on truth in the tribunal investigating the Kharotabad incident.

Justice Qazi asked CCPO Quetta why SHOs of City and Gowalmandi police stations have not yet been arrested and why the cell phones of Dr Shah were still in police's possession when he was not under arrest.

Security of the witnesses was the responsibility of the police and we have experienced their performance, Justice Qazi remarked.

The hearing was adjourned till 23rd June.
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