SC summons top cop in Parveen murder case


ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the Karachi Crime Investigation Department (CID) Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Sultan Ali Khawaja to appear before it in person on the next hearing of the Parveen Rehman murder case.
A three-member bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice Nasirul Mulk heard the case of murder of Orangi Pilot Project Director Perveen Rehman and called for the arrest of the killer(s). It said that it was unfortunate that a woman who worked as a human rights activist was killed. Sindh Additional Prosecutor General Khadim Hussain informed the top court that investigation into the matter was underway and the investigation team has collected the relevant data. He told the court that the DIG was busy in supplementary hearing of the case.
The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan lawyer Raheel Sheikh informed the court that after court directives the speed of investigation has been increased and the investigation team had been investigating the mafias actively working in the city. He told the court that another director of the Pilot Project was attacked. The sister of the deceased appeared before the court to disclose some secret facts which could be useful in the investigation. Justice Mulk told her to speak in the presence of DIG, CID Karachi and adjourned the hearing of the case till July 10.

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