ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court hearing the case of 11 missing prisoners from Adiala Jail on Monday ordered the spymasters to produce the remaining seven prisoners on February 9.According to reports, 11 prisoners were allegedly picked up by the spy agencies after their release from Adiala Jail in 2010. The prisoners were convicted of attacking army installations including the GHQ and former president Pervez Musharraf plane attack cases. Last year when the Supreme Court took up the matter the counsel for ISI and MI had accepted that prisoners were in custody of agencies and being tried under Army Act.A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, hearing constitutional petition of Mst Ruhaifa, the mother of three of the prisoners who had died in custody. Muhammad Aamir, Tehsinullah and Said Arab had been killed on 15th August, 17th and 18th December, 2011 respectively, while other died a few days ago. Tariq Asad, ASC appeared on behalf of the petitioner while Raja M Irshad represented ISI, MI and JAG branch, Ch M Yaqoob, Defence Ministry’s joint secretary and Director (Legal) Comdr Hussain Shahbaz appeared on court notice.The court expressing concern over the death of four missing prisoners mysteriously, who were in the spy agencies’ custody, sought reply, explaining the circumstances under which four persons had died and file the charges levelled against them and directed the counsel for Director General ISI, Military Intelligence and JAG Branch Raja Muhammad Irshad to produce the remaining prisoners of Adiala Jail on the next date of hearing.The counsel requested the court for more time to file a comprehensive reply to the petition regarding death of four missing prisoners. He said he had been engaged two days ago. He denied that four prisoners died in the custody of agencies, however, submitted that the remaining missing prisoners were in custody of provincial government. After the hearing Raja Irshad, talking to media, said if the court would not be satisfied by his reply, the law would take its course.During the proceedings, the counsel for top spy agencies was also asked to arrange, if possible, meeting of the relatives with the four missing prisoners, admitted in the Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar. The court noted that on 6th January 2011, a statement was filed before the court that 11 persons, who were initially confined in Adiala Jail, Rawalpindi, were taken into custody for the purpose of trial under the Army Act. It was alleged by the petitioner that out of eleven, three had died. But Raja Irshad said that four had died, three were in Internment Centre, Parachinar, while four were admitted to the Lady Reading Hospital, Peshawar.Upon that the CJP, expressing his annoyance, asked him to go and produce the prisoners tomorrow (Tuesday) because he, on December 9, 2010, had given a statement that these 11 missing prisoners were in custody of spy agencies and they were being tried under the Army Act. “Mr Raja, Supreme Court is directing you to produce them,” the chief justice further said. The CJP said: “We have given the custody of the prisoners to you (agencies) and now you have to produce them no matter from where you bring them.” The CJP added that even if airlifting was required he should do that to produce the prisoners.The counsel said that everything was done as per law. “Which law you are referring to? That four persons killed brutally and their dead bodies were thrown on roads,” Justice Khilji Arif Hussain angrily inquired from him.He wanted to refer the custody law but the chief justice said that Article 9 of the Constitution, says, “No person shall be deprived of life or liberty in accordance with law.” The chief justice observed that law was not above Constitution. He said if prime minister could appear before the court then no one was above the law and the Constitution. Raja Irshad said: “The PM appeared before the court as an accused.”The CJP asked him to give written statement that he could not produce the missing prisoners and then the court would see who was not producing them.The court again issued notices to Attorney General for Pakistan and Advocate General and adjourned the hearing till February 9.