Karachi: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday expressed resentment over Advocate General Sindh Abdul Fattah Malik when he said that score of today’s killings in six.
A five-member larger bench of the apex court headed by Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali comprising Justice Sarmad Jalal Usmani, Justice Khilji Arif Hussain, Justice Amir Hani Muslim and Justice Gulzar Ahmed resumed the hearing of the case regarding implementation of its ruling over Karachi law-and-order.
During today’s hearing, Director General Rangers Major General Rizwan Akhtar, Inspector General (IG) Sindh Police Fayyaz Leghari and Chief Secretary Raja Muhammad Abbas also appeared before the bench on Wednesday.
The court asked the AG to inform the court as to how the provincial government has planned curbing violence in the city. “Score of today’s killings in six,” the AG replied.
Justice Usmani expressed resentment over his reply and remarked “is loss of people’s life is mere scoring? Is it a matter of sixes and fours?”
At the onset of the hearing, the bench expressed displeasure over all high-ranking police officers’ presence in the court, ordering the SHOs to go to their respective areas.
The bench observed that the police had been failed to safeguard the citizens.
The court later adjourned the case till tomorrow (Thursday).