Balochistan security: End shoulder promotions from police, says CJ

Published: September 3, 2012
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Court ordered advocate general of Balochistan to inform about the security situation from July 31 onwards. PHOTO: ONLINE/ FILE

Court ordered advocate general of Balochistan to inform about the security situation from July 31 onwards. PHOTO: ONLINE/ FILE

QUETTA: While hearing a case pertaining to missing persons and the security situation in Balochistan on Monday, Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry ruled that shoulder promotions and acting charge should be ended from police and directed that a notification in this regard be presented to him by 3pm today, Express News reported.

During the hearing presided by Justice Chaudhry is underway at the Quetta registry, the Supreme Court sought a complete report regarding targeted killings, missing persons and kidnapping for ransom cases in the provinces.

The court ordered the advocate general of Balochistan to inform the court about the security situation from July 31 onwards.

Justice Chaudhry inquired from the advocate general about the killing of a judge belonging to the Shia sect. The advocate general informed the chief justice that whenever he is about to come for case hearings in Balochistan, “secret forces” disrupt peace in the province.

The chief justice told the advocate general that it is his job is to unveil the forces and maintain peace in the province.

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Reader Comments (11)

  • Sep 3, 2012 - 2:03PM

    De-motions will only serve the purpose of de-moralizing law enforcing agencies.

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  • AZ khan
    Sep 3, 2012 - 2:52PM

    My respected CJ !!! Magisterial powers are with judges call them ask them what have they done in this regard and secondly our lawyers and judges due to their personal gains have have become obstruction in prosecution of criminals apart from govt failure to prosecute aptly

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  • POGO
    Sep 3, 2012 - 3:27PM

    @Beatle:
    but then what are for these LEA? to get the promotions only han ? their uniforms are having stains of innocent’s blood :)

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  • jai zardai
    Sep 3, 2012 - 3:42PM

    Be aware this man is poking his nose every where After weakning the government of PP he is now after law enforcement agencies, whos agenda is he working to ??

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  • Umer
    Sep 3, 2012 - 4:08PM

    CJ is too quick to act against others but not against his own son.

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  • ahmad
    Sep 3, 2012 - 4:48PM

    @Beatle:

    Undeserved promotions being cancelled will actually raise the morale of the police force.

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  • Freedom Seeker
    Sep 3, 2012 - 5:01PM

    CJ your beloved LEJ issue press release to confess Shia and Hazara killing. You need to take direct action against LEJ and its chief Malik Ishaq. Its better if you don’t behave like innocent and ask for inquiry or report. Whole Pakistan knows you have sympathies with them and will never move against them.

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  • naimat khan
    Sep 3, 2012 - 7:19PM

    a report from the regestrars high courts should also be presented that how many terrorists were bailed out by your holly cow judiciary and on which grounds

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  • Jibran
    Sep 3, 2012 - 8:26PM

    Mr. High and Mighty!
    What have you done with the deliberate defiance by the IG FC of the court orders? What have you done on the killing of Shias? Stop blaming others on your inadequacies and lack of integrity!

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  • POGO
    Sep 4, 2012 - 12:31AM

    @jai zardai:
    so favoring zardari n ppp , aren’t you putting salt on the wounds of victims of target killings and load shedding ?

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  • Logic europe
    Sep 4, 2012 - 1:13AM

    All victims of target killing belong to the parties that are in the governmet. PPP ANP MQM ALL IN GOVERNMENT ZARDARI is trying his best why dont appoint mr chaudry govvrner of Balochistan@POGO:

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