Family of man killed by US diplomat demands suo motu action from chief justice
ISLAMABAD: Kin of the early life killed by way of a US diplomat in Islamabad ultimate week have demanded the manager justice of Pakistan to take suo motu realize of the incident.
On Saturday, the car of US Defence and Air Attache Colonel Joseph Emanuel Corridor ran a pink mild and rammed into a motorbike killing Ateeq Baig at the spot and injuring every other younger guy.
Following the incident, the diplomat was once detained and a case registered in opposition to him however he was once later let cross beneath the Vienna Conference which prevents prison motion in opposition to participants of the diplomatic neighborhood.
All through as of late’s protest, Baig’s members of the family and citizens of Talhar locality of Islamabad, the place the deceased resided, protested on the website of the incident at the capital’s Margalla Highway.
A Quran Khwani was once held on the protest and funeral prayers in absentia had been additionally presented.
The protesters known as for justice to be served to the deceased’s circle of relatives and requested the manager justice to take suo motu realize of the incident.
On Thursday, the Islamabad Top Court docket reserved its verdict at the maintainability of a petition asking for Colonel Corridor’s title be positioned at the go out keep watch over checklist (ECL) — which bars overseas shuttle.
A single-judge bench of the IHC comprising Justice Aamer Farooq, had wondered the maintainability of the petition filed by way of the slain guy’s father.
Colonel Joseph, station area officer (SHO) of Kohsar police station, inspector common (IG) Islamabad and inner secretary had been made events within the petition filed with the IHC on Wednesday.
Ateeq’s father mentioned within the petitioner that police registered the primary data record (FIR) of the incident beneath media force, alternatively, no critical efforts are being made to finish investigations into the topic.
An afternoon after the incident, US Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale was once additionally summoned to the Overseas Place of work to protest the killing.
Previous on Wednesday, Overseas Minister Khawaja Asif published that the United States embassy reliable remains to be in Pakistan.
The minister made the remarks within the Nationwide Meeting in line with a lawmaker’s query at the standing of the case following rumours that the diplomat will have left the rustic.
Asif confident the Space that the regulation will take its direction within the case, including that the United States embassy has confident the federal government of cooperation within the topic.
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