SC changes note of Kamran Faisal's death into plea, orders separate hearing

CJ rules NAB should continue investigating rental power cases, too.


Web Desk January 23, 2013
Faisal, who held the position of assistant director at the bureau, was found hanging from the ceiling fan in his room at the federal lodge number 2. PHOTO: FILE

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday changed a note submitted by the Registrar Office regarding NAB investigator Kamran Faisal’s death into a petition and ordered that another bench will hear the case separately from Rental Power Projects case, Express News reported.

The Supreme Court constituted a two-member bench which will be headed by Justice Jawad S Khwaja.

Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry said that the National Accountability Bureau should continue investigating the rental power cases and that Faisal's death should be investigated, too.

Earlier, NAB informed the court that there was no FIR registered for Faisal’s death, when Justice Gulzar inquired if there was a case registered.

The Supreme Court rejected a petition requesting the court to stop hearing the rental power cases.  The chief justice clearly said that the Supreme Court will not stop hearing the case.

Former housing minister Faisal Saleh Hayat, who is also a petitioner in the rental power cases, requested the court that another inquiry should be carried out, because the was important as Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf was also implicated.

Faisal, who was investigating the rental power plants scam, involving the prime minister, was found hanging from the ceiling of his hostel room on Friday. Though an autopsy report ruled his death a suicide, the deceased’s family and colleagues disputed the findings and called for a judicial probe.

COMMENTS (12)

Umar | 8 years ago | Reply

@fawd10 At least he is more awake than you and doing something. This nation is pathetic, does not want to do anything themselves other than blaming those who are trying.

Noble Tufail | 8 years ago | Reply

Dear Officers with conscience Next time ask CJ to give you the security if he wants to get things done.

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