Shahzeb murder case: Test case for police and courts says CJ
ISLAMABAD: Expressing its dissatisfaction on the progress report submitted by the police over the case pertaining to the murder of 20-year-old Shahzeb Khan, The Supreme Court summoned the Director and Investigating Officer of the Federal Investigations Agency (FIA) to appear before it on the next hearing, DawnNews reported.
A three member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry and comprising of Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Justice Khilji Arif Hussain took up the matter on Thursday.
During the hearing, the chief justice expressed his dissatisfaction over a police report and questioned as to why the case had not progressed during the past two months?
He further ordered for the police file over the case to be submitted in court.
Justice Iftikhar, while giving his remarks, said that the entire nation was following the matter which had turned into a test case for the police and courts, adding that there was no policing in the state and crime was increasing in every direction.
Justice Azmat Saeed remarked that the helplessness showed by the law enforcement agencies in Pakistan was worse than that of any African country.