Balochistan Govt decided to lodge appeal in SC

By Our Reporter
QUETTA: Government of Balochistan has in principle decided to lodge an appeal in Supreme Court of Pakistan for a review on it interim order passed on the law and order situation in Balochistan.
Decision to this effect was taken during a high-profile meeting of Apex Committee chaired by Governor Balochistan Nawab Zulfiqar Ali Magsi here on Wednesday.
Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Muhammad Aslam Raisani, Commander Southern Lieutent General Muhammad Alam Khatak, Chief Secretary Balochistan Babar Yaqoob Fetah Muhammad, Inspector General Frontier Corps Major General Ubaidullah Khan, Provincial Home Secretary Akbar Hussain Durrani, Acting Inspector General Police Balochistan Ghalib Bandesha and heads of other provincial secrete agencies were present during the meeting held at Governor House Balochistan.
The meeting was called to contemplate over the Supreme Court’s interim order regarding law and order situation in Balochistan. Thorough estimates of the legal aspects of the interim order and that of the subsequent situation was undertaken during the meeting and it was agreed that steps would be taken in line with the Supreme Courts’ interim order for improving law and order situation in Balochistan.
The sources said that in consonance with the suggestion given by Governor Balochistan Nawab Zulfiqar Ali Magsi, it was suggested that a review appeal would be lodged in Supreme Court before the next hearing of the Balochistan law and order case scheduled on 31st October.
Apart from the SC interim order, a review of overall law and order situation of the province was also taken into consideration and better coordination amongst various institution of the government and stern action against the mounting acts of kidnapping for ransom was unanimously agreed.
The cases of missing persons were regarded of high importance and the need to improve coordination amongst various institution of government in this regard was also stressed.
Granting extension in period of delegating Police authority to FC was also discussed and the matter was suggested to be put before the provincial cabinet.

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