ISLAMABAD- The Supreme Court today expressed its dissatisfaction over the slow pace of investigation into the murder of social worker, Parveen Rehman in Karachi. The court ordered for the submission of a progress report in the next hearing of the case.

A three-judge bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Nasirul Mulk, was hearing a petition filed in relation to the murder of Orangi Pilot Project Director and renowned social activist, Parveen Rehman.

During the hearing, Justice Gulzar Ahmed remarked that it was a high-profile case and all the accused had not been identified yet.Deputy Inspector General of the Crime Investigation Department (CID) Sultan Khawaja informed the court that all secret agencies had held a meeting over the case. He added that the Board of Revenue had yet to respond to a request sent to it.

Justice Gulzar said that time was being sought for the past six months despite all systems in the country having been computerized. He asked the DIGCID to head the probe the case in the right direction and added that personnel at police stations were aware of everything and should be included in the investigation.

The court directed the continuation of the probe to identify all culprits and also sought a report over the progress in the case during the next hearing. The court adjourned the hearing till December 15.