KARACHI: A special bench of the Supreme Court heard the suo motu case on the killings in Karachi on Wednesday, DawnNews reported.
The special bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar, includes Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali, Justice Sarmad Jalal Usmani, Justice Amer Hani Muslim and Justice Ghulam Rabbani.
During the hearing, Director-General Rangers Major-General Mohammad Ejaz Chaudhry said that Karachi’s security situation was worse than that of Waziristan.
He further said that criminals frequently took shelter in the offices of political parties.
Moreover, Chief Justice Iftikhar asked why should former minister Zulfikar Mirza be summoned before the court.
He further said: What does the court has to do with political statements?
The hearing was later on adjourned to Thursday.
Furthermore, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is expected to brief the bench on unrest in the metropolis tomorrow.