SC summons investigation report from foreign office in respect of 11 Pakistani Hindus murdered in India

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ISLAMABAD, March 17 (Online): Supreme Court (SC) has adjourned the hearing of the case pertaining to murder of 11 Pakistani Hidus for indefinite period.

The court while summoning investigation report in respect of these Hindus from foreign office has maintained foreign office should tell what assistance has been provided to the families of the Hindus who were murdered in India. The foreign office should file its written reply in the court on the contacts made with India and the steps taken on this matter.

A 3-member bench of SC presided over by Justice Umar Ata Bandial took up the case for hearing Wednesday.

Deputy Attorney General (DAG) told the court foreign office has sought postmortem report from India in respect of 11 Hindus murdered in India. Foreign office has extended full assurance of their cooperation to chairman Pakistan Hindu Council and MNA Dr Ramesh Kumar.

Qalb-e-Hassan counsel for the petitioner took the plea during the hearing of the case that not only talks should be held with India but also real investigation into the murder of 11 Pakistani Hindus be conducted../

It may be mentioned that 11 Pakistani Hindus of one family were murdered mercilessly in India through poisonous injection . Shrimti Mukhni of Pakistani Hindus family has filed petition in SC in this regard.

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