ISLAMABAD A three-member bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Justice Javed Iqbal, on Tuesday directed the Federation to submit a comprehensive report about those people who were killed in Lal Masjid operation. The apex court wanted to trace the people who had been missing since years, besides the details of those persons who lost their lives in Operation Silence, Justice Javed said and added, The correct figure will assist us to trace the missing persons on urgent basis. Justice Javed was hearing miscellaneous pleas in missing persons case. He directed Secretaries of Interior, Foreign and Defence to appear before the court on 18th March, next date of hearing. The bench also summoned Chief Secretaries and Inspector Generals of Police of all the provinces on the same day with detailed reports about missing persons. During the course of proceedings, Foreign Office Legal Advisor, Sher Bahadur Khan, presented a report before the apex court about those Pakistanis who were languishing in foreign jails. A total of 6,337 Pakistanis are languishing in foreign jails. Out of these, 5,136 Pakistanis are convicted while the remaining 1201 are under-trial prisoners, the report said. Majority of them have not excess to judicial assistance as well as no diplomatic effort is being made accordingly, the report concluded. Report was prepared on the directions of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry to trace out whether the missing persons names are included in the list of convicted Pakistanis. The report is also available with TheNation. Some 1,228 Pakistanis are languishing in UAE prisons, 1,152 in Saudi Arabia, 712 in India, 285 in Indonesia, 354 in Kuwait, 108 in Russia, 210 in USA, 266 in Italy, 76 in Oman, 108 in Germany and 457 in UK and 100 Pakistanis are being imprisoned in Thailand, the report further explained. Meanwhile, Justice Javed in his remarks said that every institution in the country was accountable before the Supreme Court. No one should have any doubt about it as the apex court knows very well how to get its order implemented, he explained. Besides, the court also intended that it would deliver the verdict with regard to missing persons in this month. The Deputy Attorney General also told the court that Prime Minster Gilani was going to constitute a commission in this regard. Justice Javed also directed the joint investigation team to submit report on Masud Janjua, Faisal Faraz, Saeed-ur-Rehman, Ghulam Mustafa Tabbasum, Abubakkar Saddiq, Muhammad Ali, Mustafa Azam, Ateequr Rehman, Muhammad Ata and Muhammad Altaf among the persons, who went missing. The joint investigation teams head SP Kamran Adil told the court that the investigation process was underway with complete support of the military. Why strength of missing persons is on the rise despite the Governments efforts? Justice Javed asked when the bench was informed that some 189 persons were being kept in Bagram prison in Afghanistan. The court also sought information from Foreign Offices DG Afghan Desk, Sajjad Kamran, regarding Pakistanis detained in Bagram Jail. Justice Sair Ali said in his remarks that a person could be premised to be occupied in invisible hands where even the government did not know where its citizen was. Shah Khawar also informed the court that some 158 missing people had been recovered. On Tuesday, some 20 to 21 miscellaneous petitions were taken up by the apex court. Later, the court adjourned the hearing in the case till March 18.