Musharraf’s visit: SHC CJ orders inquiry over commotion

Published: March 31, 2013
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Former president Pervez Musharraf punches the air after appearing at the Sindh High Court in Karachi on March 29, 2013. PHOTO: AFP

Former president Pervez Musharraf punches the air after appearing at the Sindh High Court in Karachi on March 29, 2013. PHOTO: AFP

KARACHI: 

The Sindh High Court Chief Justice Mushir Alam took notice of the shoe thrown at former President Pervez Musharraf on his visit to the court. He also took notice of the manhandling of the lawyers and journalists by the law enforcers on the SHC premises on Friday.

Justice Alam has constituted a three-member committee, comprising the court’s inspection team member, Kausar Sultana, SHC Bar Association President Mustafa Lakhani and an officer from the court’s IT department to hold an inquiry. The committee has been asked to report its findings within fifteen days.

Security plan for elections

The caretaker chief minister Justice (retd) Zahid Kurban Alavi, inspector general Shahid Nadeem Baloch, Rangers director general Major General Rizwan Akhtar, and others held a meeting with the SHC CJ Mushir Alam to chalk out a security plan for the upcoming elections.

CM Alavi pledged that all possible steps will be taken to maintain the law and order. He also promised adequate security for the election commission staff and sessions judges, who would be performing duties as returning officers on the polling day.

Published in The Express Tribune, March 31st, 2013.

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