CJP directs authorities to take effective measures for Ovais Shah's safe recovery

Abduction of SHC CJ's son has caused insecurity among judges and their families, says Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali

Hasnaat Malik June 25, 2016
Ovais Ali Shah. PHOTO: FILE

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Anwar Zaheer Jamali has directed authities to make effective and concerted efforts to recover Sindh High Court Chief Justice's son Ovais Ali Shah.

Advocate Ovais was abducted from outside a supermarket in the upscale Clifton neighbourhood Monday noon, according to police.

The CJP held separate meetings with Chief Secretary and Home Secretary Sindh, Director General Pakistan Rangers, Sindh Major General Bilal Akbar, IGP and other officials of the operation and investigation wings of police, at Supreme Court Karachi Registry on Saturday.

Massive search on for son of Sindh top judge

Chief justice observed that the abduction had sent wrong message to the masses and caused disappointment and sense of insecurity among judges and their families.

Justice Jamali also directed chief secretary to employ all resources to ensure improvement in the law and order situation of Sindh in general and Karachi in particular.

Earlier, the CJP was apprised about the measures so far taken by Sindh government for the recovery of the abductee.

Police fear kidnapped SHC chief justice’s son will be used as bargaining chip

Just two days after Advocate Ovais' abduction, qawwali maestro Amjad Sabri was shot dead in Karachi while the whereabouts of the assailants still remain unknown.


ajaz | 5 years ago | Reply Suggest change the sleeping absent minded CM of Sindh and bring powerful strong effective and caring Pakistani from Sindh as the CM. If not please handover Sindh to Army for sometime to eradicate this life of terror and crime.
When | 5 years ago | Reply Pakistan is not safe, everyone should know that. Do not behave and act as though it is.Just make very sure that you take precautions where ever you go, and whatever you do. Do not show off, do not try to gain importance, show prominence. Every day that passes by we ask ourselves what is this country about, when a governor can get shot by his own bodyguard, his son kidnapped, a prime minister's son kidnapped, now a justice son kidnapped, so many hundreds of thousands of people killed in violence since Pakistan was created in 1947 for a homeland for the Muslims of the Sub-Continent. When will we have the courage to accept what has happened since 1947 thread bare, why are we so very scared of our own selves, our own history, our own people? when will we wake up?
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