SHC adjourns contempt case against IG Jamali, other top cops

March 2, 2016 Off By Web Desk

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Thursday adjourned the hearing of contempt of court case against Inspector General Police (IG) Sindh Ghulam Haider Jamali, former Additional IGP Ghulam Qadir Thebo and seven other top police officers of the province as the SHC board was discharged due to oath taking ceremony of SHC acting chief justice .

The police officers are facing charges of besieging the SHC during the hearing of former home minister Zulfiqar Mirza.

Earlier, while rejecting the apologies of police officers, the SHC bench had indicted IG Jamali, former AIGP Thebo along with DIG West Feroz Shah, In-charge SSU Major (retd) Saleem, Legal AIG Faisal Basheer Memon, former SP Raees Abdul Ghani, West headquarter SP Tahir Noorani, DIG South Dr Jameel Ahmed, SSP Fida Hussain and SI Jahangir Mahar.

The of court’s proceedings were initiated on the petition filed by Zulfiqar Mirza who moved the court against top policemen of the province for besieging SHC and beating his guards and journalists on 23rd May 2015.

The masked men had subjected torture to the private guards of Dr Mirza and several media personnel at the main gate of the SHC on May 23rd. The masked men had also smashed parked vehicles and snatched cameras from journalists.