Had Hamid Saeed not been recovered court would have taken action: CJ IHC

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ISLAMABAD, Jan 04 (Online): Chief Justice (CJ) Islamabad High Court (IHC) Athar Minallah has sought detailed investigation reprot from police within 10 days on return of lawyer Hammad Saeed Dar and his appreance in the court in Hammad Saeed Dar case.

The alleged abducted lawyer Hammad Saeed Dar, DIG Operation Waqar ud Din Sayed, SP Sadar Sarfraz Virk, SP Investigation Malik Naeem and others appeared in the court Monday.

On inquiring from the court Hammad Saeed Dar advocate told he was seated in the vehicle by placing maski on his mouth and he was brought to small room after 20 to 25 minute drive.

The court inquired what action was taken by the police on this matter.

DIG police told the court we have registered FIR.

CJ IHC Athar Minallah remarked the FIR was not reigstered immediately. There was immediate response from police side. What action was taken against the respecti ve SHO.

DIG Waqar ud Din Syed told the court show cause notice has been issued to SHO. We will suspend him.

CJ remarked the way action is taken in the matter of disappearance of son of rich man action should be taken in the case of common man too in the same way. Hamamd Saeed has told he was kidnapped. Thanks God he has come back but the attitude of the state was not correct. 1400 square mile area of Islamabad falls in the area administered by federal government. Federal government means prime minister and federal cabinet..

The court while summoning investigation reprot from police within 10 days remarked the investigation should be conducted in depth and report thereof be presented in the court.

CJ IHC remarked had Hammad Saeed not been recovered then this court would have taken action.

The hearing of the case was adjourned till January 15.

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