ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed to lodge First Information Report (FIR) against the security officials involved in missing persons case.
The three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja, resumed the hearing of the 35 missing persons case.
During the course of proceedings, Attorney General of Pakistan Salman Butt informed the court that the government has submitted an application to lodge FIR in Secretariat Police Station.
Latif Yousufzai, Advocate General for Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa supported the AGP statement and informed the court that the Malakand Police Station has received an application to lodge the FIR.
On this, Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja remarked that it is obligatory for everyone to uphold the Constitution.
He said the court did not intend to degrade someone as everyone was bond to follow the Constitution.
The court also summoned Station House Officer Secretariat Police Station after viewing application.
The court expressed annoyance for not lodging FIR.
Advocate General KPK informed the court that the Deputy Commissioner Malakand was considering provisions for registering FIR.
Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja remarked that the court cannot summon District Coordination Officer as Advocate General of the province is present before the court.
Later, the court sought progress report of the case and adjourned hearing till Friday.