QUETTA: The Balochistan High Court disposed of 83 cases of missing persons, among 4000 cases during the Judicial Year 2011.
Chief Justice Balochistan High Court Qazi Faez Isa revealed these figures during a full court reference to mark the commencement of the new judicial year 2012 at Balochistan High Court building on Tuesday.
“The court took suo motu notices of sensitive cases and had never come under pressure nor was influenced in any case. All the verdicts were given on merit fulfilling the constitutional obligations,” he said.
The Chief Justice underlined the performance of high court which, according to him, relatively remained up to the mark considering the performance of courts in other provinces.
Justice Isa said that court was taking keen interest into the cases of missing persons. “As many as 83 missing persons surfaced while 43 such cases are still pending. A separate day in a week was allocated for the cases of missing persons,” he said.
Chief Justice said judiciary is struggling for enforcement of rule of law in the country. “This full court reference is meant to review the performance of judiciary. We can discuss what we did in the previous year and what we should be doing in the ongoing year to improve our performance,” he said, inviting constructive criticism.
He also urged lawyers to play their role to overcome the problems of common people.
Justice Jamal Khan Mandokhail, Justice Mohammad Nor Khan Miskanzai, Justice Hashim Khan Kakar, Justice Ghulam Mustafa, Justice Abdul Qadir Mengal, Justice Naeem Akhtar, Justice Tahira Safdar among others were in attendance.
Comments are moderated and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive.
For more information, please see our Comments FAQ