ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan disposed of on Thursday the case of killing of 11 Pakistani members of the Hindu community in India following assurance from the federal government to pursue the matter.
The top court concluded the case after the government assured that the matter will be probed through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
During the hearing, the SC observed that the court does not interfere in matters related to government policies.
The petitioner’s counsel, Syed Qalb-e-Hasan, said that the issue was of serious nature and asked the top court to issue a notice to the government in this regard.
“They [India] raise a hue and cry when one of theirs goes missing yet 11 of our people [Pakistani nationals] were killed in India,” the counsel added.
He further stated that people from India arrive in Pakistan to take part in the Besakhi festival. “Situation will become further tense if the circumstances remain the same. Foreign office is only carrying out a routine procedure into the matter.”