SC forms committee headed by Khilji Arif to probe murder of Amal
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) on Thursday has formed an inquiry committee under the headship of Justice (r) Khilji Arif to probe the murder of ten-year-old Amal in police encounter.
A three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar was hearing the case.
A representative of the National Medical Centre (NMC) and Amal’s parents were present in court. During the hearing, the justice expressed resentment and bashed doctors for not providing timely treatment to the victim. He added that the doctors act like butchers.
The court then ordered to constitute a committee headed by Justice Khilji Arif Hussain on the recommendation of judicial assistant Latif Khosa
Further, it summoned a report on the matter within two weeks and adjourned the hearing. The committee will include former Sindh inspector general AD Khawaja and a member of the district bar.
Earlier, victim’s father had thanked CJP for taking up the case and recalled the incident, saying, “A dacoit snatched my wife’s phone and bag on gun-point in Akhtar Colony and fled the scene.”
We took Amal to the hospital where doctors refused to treat her and also removed artificial respiratory pump after which, she succumbed to the injuries, he told.