ISLAMABAD: The Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammed Chaudhry took suo motu action, on Monday, against the Abbas Town blasts that killed 50 people on Sunday.
The CJP issued notices to the Inspector General (IG) Sindh Fayyaz Ahmed Leghari and the advocate general to submit a comprehensive report regarding the attack by March 6.
Earlier, Leghari said that the blast was so intense that it had an impact radius of about 700 metres.
“About 200 flats have been affected by the explosion,” he said.
Sindh Governor Ishratul Ebad also constituted an investigation team, headed by IG Fayyaz Leghari, to probe the incident.
Leghari said that one suspect had already been detained in connection with the blast.
The hearing of the case will take place in the Supreme Court’s Karachi registry.