SC summons Balochistan Chief Secy over alarming security situation

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has summoned Chief Secretary to appear in the court over deteriorating law and order situation in Balochistan. The CJP said that lawyers, judges, lecturers and professors were being kidnapped from Balochistan.The attorney general has submitted the written reply about the steps taken by the federal government in Balochistan. Balochistan High Court Bar’s president Hadi Shakeel said that it had become difficult for the people to come out of their houses in the province. The CJP remarked that it was not the responsibility of the court to restore law and order situation in Balochistan but it was hearing the plea of the Bar.The CJP said that it was a sensitive issue which can not be ignored. He urged the provincial and federal governments to improve law and order situation in Balochistan. The hearing was adjourned till March 8 – Dunyanews