JIT in Model Town case
The Lahore excessive court docket (LHC) has issued a written judgment on dissolution of the brand new joint research group (JIT) shaped to research the 2014 version city incident afresh.
The courtroom in its verdict on Friday dissolved the brand new JIT of the model city incident.
contributors of a 3-judges bench,Justice Malik Shehzad Ahmed and Justice Aalia Neelum stopped the JIT to probe and annulled the notification of its charter.
Justice Muhammad Qasim Khan, who headed the bench, written a be aware of dissent over the decision.
The court verdict said that if the JIT now not stopped it will entire its probe till the courtroom’s decision and if the investigation finished the petitions will become useless.
The judgement said that beneath the anti-terrorism act a JIT could not be constituted two times. the extra leader Secretary become now not empowered to issue the notification of a sparkling JIT, the courtroom said.
The court docket sought a respond from the Punjab government concerning the new JIT on April 1st.
The court docket also issued a show reason notice to suggest preferred Punjab Ahmed Awais over his contemptuous mind-set and requested him to put up a written respond that why a contempt of courtroom intending must no longer be initiated against him.
The law officials didn’t act in this way inside the records of the high courtroom, the bench stated. The suggest widespread Punjab and the law officers tried to pressurize the bench, they wanted case complaints at a bench in their choice, the court remarked. The endorse wellknown even said the boycott of the proceeding inside the courtroom, the decision said.
the new JIT turned into constituted on January three this year for a sparkling probe into the 2014 model metropolis carnage, following a notification issued through the Punjab leader secretary.
attorneys of Inspector Rizwan and Constable Khurram Rafique had argued earlier than the bench that the preferrred court had given no order about the brand new JIT.
they had pleaded to the court to quash the new JIT and prevent it from research as it’d have an effect on the version metropolis trial.
On June 17, 2014, at least 14 humans have been killed and one hundred others injured when the police opened fireplace to disperse protesting Pakistan Awami Tehreek workers at some stage in an anti-encroachment operation outside the residence of PAT chief Dr Tahirul Qadri.