SHC Indict IG Sindh Ghulam Haider Jamali in Contempt of Court Case

Written by  Published by:Pakistan Views Tuesday, 22 December 2015 12:20

KARACHI: Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday indicted Inspector General Ghulam Haider Jamali alongwith another as many 7 top officials of SIndh Police in a contempt of court case.

Jamali and other officials were issued contempt of court notice in case related to siege of Sindh High Court and torture on the former Sindh home minister Dr Zulfiqar Mirza’s guards and media men in the court’s premises in March this year.

Earlier the court refused to accept unconditional apologies of police officials terming them ‘submitted without free-will” in the case.

Sindh Chief Secretary had previously requested the court to avoid indictment of IG Ghulam Haider Jamali at least till local bodies elections as the province is facing serious threats to law and order. He further informed the court that police action was carried out without any directions of Sindh government.

However during Tuesday’s hearing court said that enough time has been given to Sindh government for making alternative arrangements and now all officials shall be indicted under contempt of court charges.

Following the indictment all officials including IG Sindh Police rejected the charges leveled against them at which court ordered the prosecution team to present witnesses on next hearing.

Those formally indicted for contempt include: IGP Ghulam Hyder Jamali, former Karachi police chief Additional IG Ghulam Qadir Thebo, DIG-South Dr Jamil Ahmed, DIG-West Feroze Shah, SSP Captain (Rtd) Mohammad Asad, officer in-charge of the Special Security Unit SSP Major (Rtd) Saleem, Additional IG (Legal) Faisal Bashir Memon, SSP-City Fida Hussain Janwari, SP-Saddar Zeeshan Shafiq Siddiqui, former SP-Saddar Raees Abdul Ghani, SP-Headquarters (West) Tahir Noorani and Sub-Inspector Jehangir Mahar.


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