LHC rejects govt's application to form judicial commission over Kasur child porn case

Chief Justice LHC says that since Punjab police is already investigating the case there was no need of a judicial commission


Web Desk August 10, 2015
Lahore High Court. PHOTO: LHC.GOV.PK

Chief Justice Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday rejected an application from the Punjab government which sought to establish a judicial commission to probe the child pornography case in Kasur, Express News reported.

Chief Justice LHC observed that since the Punjab police was already investigating the case, there was no need of a separate judicial commission to probe the matter.

A gang of 20 to 25 men are believed to have recorded as many as 400 videos of sexual abuse involving at least 280 children belonging to Hussain Khan Wala village near Kasur.

Earlier on Sunday, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif had ordered a judicial inquiry into the country’s biggest child pornography scandal in Kasur.

“I have ordered a judicial inquiry into the Kasur incident,” said the chief minister after holding a high-level meeting with police and the civil administration.

Read: Punjab CM orders judicial inquiry into Kasur child porn scandal

Shahbaz directed the Punjab home department to forward a request to the chief justice of the Lahore High Court for the constitution of a judicial commission to probe into the sickening child abuse.

COMMENTS (7)

Aik_Paki | 7 years ago | Reply The Punjab Govt has made a joke of forming judicial commission. After forming the judicial commission, its reports are thrown into dust bins as it was done with the report on Model town police killing last year. LHC has done the right thing as JCs are being used to cool down the anger of common man but no action on its reports..
Sodomite | 7 years ago | Reply Good decision by the CJ of LHC. He has seen so many JCs used by SS and Sanaullah to wash their sins. The CJ now wants no part in it. It also protects independence of LHC. Sanaullah is Master of obfuscation and subterfuge. I hope he is tried as well as SS for gross negligence in Child Abuse case and for lying on the causes of this.
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