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SC commission to resume proceedings in Hamid Mir case

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KARACHI: Supreme Court’s three member inquiry commission, constituted to probe attack on Geo TV journalist Hamid Mir will resume proceedings on Wednesday (today) at SC Karachi Registry on Tuesday.

HunzaNews April 30,2014

The commission recorded statement of Hamid Mir’s brother in its in-camera proceedings on Tuesday.

The commission headed by Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali, which has to ascertain facts, identify culprits and fix responsibility for incident, recorded statement of Hamid Mir’s brother Amir Mir, who appeared before the court amid tight security.

Following attack of Geo TV journalist Hamid Mir, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif requested Chief Justice of Pakistan to constitute judicial inquiry commission to probe the incident.

The other members of commission included Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan and Justice Iqbal Hameedur Rehman. The commission shall also make recommendations to avoid such incidents in future.

The commission had also publish advertisement in newspaper that any person who is aware of the facts regarding Hamid Mir attack incident could give evidence before the commission and his identity would not be disclosed.

Home Secretary, IG Sindh, Additional IG Karachi, DG Rangers Sindh, Joint Director Intelligence Bureau, DIG East, DIG Special Branch, SSP Traffic and other police officers had appeared before the Commission on Monday along with relevant record of the incident and submitted their confidential reports.

The commission was briefed by the IG Sindh Iqbal Mehmood about the firing incident on Geo TV journalist Hamid Mir, who was injured in armed attack on April 19 at Shahra-e-Faisal.


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