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SC seeks inquiry report over Airport Torture Case

ISLAMABAD(May 04,2017): Chief Justice of Pakistan  Mian Saqib Nisar has sought an inquiry report regarding women misbehaving case today. The Norwegian women was tortured at Benzair International Airport last month.

A three-member bench headed by CJ Mian Saqib Nisar heard the case. Deputy attorney general told the apex court that three officials were held responsible for torture in FIA’s inquiry, whereas maltreating woman official, Ghazala Shaheen was dismissed form post. Beside this, action was also taken those officials, who had exposed FIA incident by making video.

According to the details, Supreme Court of Pakistan Thursday took suo motu notice of an incident involving Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) personnel, who tortured women at Islamabad airport.

The apex court summoned the record of departmental inquiry into the torture incident.

The court also demanded the report on the progress regarding investigations currently being carried out at Airport police station.

Deputy Attorney General told the court the inquiry found three FIA personnel responsible for the incident.

The court was told one of personnel, Shaheen, has been dismissed from the duty.

The court has also summoned progress report regarding the investigation by airport police station.

Earlier, a woman and her daughter were stopped from flying to Norway at Peshawar’s Bacha Khan Airport.

On April 19, the officials at Benazir Bhutto International Airport had a minor dispute with passengers Haseena Begum and Fauzia Umar who were traveling through a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane.

Both women were taken to a room where FIA officials allegedly assaulted them. Later on, the airport management claimed that the female passengers had initiated the attack and the situation escalated.

The Apex court has adjourned the hearing for three weeks and  asked to submit the departmental inquiry report and also registered  FIR  in Airport Police Station.



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