Saleem Shahzad probe: PTA, FIA to provide phone, email records

Commission has ordered family and friends to voluntarily submit any relevant information too.


Rabia Mehmood June 27, 2011

LAHORE: The judicial commission probing Saleem Shahzad’s murder ordered the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), on Monday, to preserve and submit the telephone calls record of the murdered journalist by July 6.

The commission has ordered PTA to make sure no changes are made to Shahzad’s phone record as well as ordering other telecommunication companies to provide complete record of the late journalist’s phone calls.

Meanwhile, the Federal Investigation Authority (FIA) has been ordered to access and present Shahzad’s email record as well.

Shahzad’s family, friends and colleagues have also been asked to voluntarily submit any information regarding his death by July 5. The secretariat for collecting this information will be the Pakistan Television Islamabad office.

IG Islamabad and IG Punjab have been asked to continue with their investigations and present their findings before the commission in every meeting.

Addressing the media, President PFUJ and commission member, Shaukat Parvez, said that he was very satisfied with the first meeting today adding that Justice Nisar’s comments at the beginning of the meeting were very encouraging but did not divulge into the details of the comment.

The judicial commission’s first meeting took place at Supreme Court’s Lahore Branch Registry branch, headed by the commission Chairman Justice Saqib Nisar while the second meeting is scheduled to be held in Lahore as well.

COMMENTS (10)

Fortune Cookie | 10 years ago | Reply Depressing, Alarming, until truth prevails . Discouraging! where are we headed ? Only God Almighty can direct US!!!!!!!!!!!!!.
Mark | 10 years ago | Reply @Ahmed: Free press? Haven't you seen the news lately? That part is headed in the opposite direction of what you speak of. Though that's more or less just me being annoying and has no bearing on what you said concerning the bigger picture.
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