ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the Khyber Pukhtoonkhaw police to register an FIR of enforced disappearance of Akhunzada.

A three-member bench headed by Justice Jawwad S Khawaja, and comprising Justice Iqbal Hameed-ur-Rehman and Justice Mushir Alam, was hearing the missing persons cases of Akhunzada and Yasin Shah. Additional Attorney General (AAG) Shah Khawar informed the court that he had spoken to Deputy Commission Tank, who is seized of the matter, on the phone. The AAG said the deputy commissioner had assured him that the case would be registered of Akhunzada’s enforced disappearance.

Justice Jawwad directed DSP Tank Riaz-ud-Din, who was present in the court, to record the statement of Akhunzada’s brother in the AAG office and after that immediately start the investigation. Earlier, when the hearing began, Shah Khawar informed the court that he had written to the deputy commissioner Tank and so far he had not responded.  Justice Jawwad expressing concern remarked that on February 24 they had asked him to file the report but one week had lapsed and the needful has not done.

Justice Jawwad asked the attorney general to talk to the deputy commissioner on phone and report back and adjourned the hearing for half an hour.

After the break the AAG told that the deputy commissioner Tank had assured him to register the case of missing person.

Due to the shortage of time, the court adjourned Yasin Shah case till today.