The Punjab authorities on Friday submitted to the Supreme Court docket an inventory containing the names of 59 people who’ve been arrested and handed over to army courts for trial over the Might 9 incidents by which a number of army installations throughout the province had been focused.
A seven-member bench of the Supreme Court docket, headed by Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial and comprising Justice Ijazul Ahsan, Justice Mansoor Ali Shah, Justice Muneeb Akhtar, Justice Yahya Afridi, Justice Ayesha Malik, and Justice Mazahir Ali Naqvi. Initially, this was convened as a nine-member bench to overview 4 petitions towards the formulation of army courts to attempt civilians implicated within the Might 9 incidents. Nevertheless, throughout its first listening to, two senior judges, Justice Qazi Faez Isa and Justice Sardar Tariq Masood, recused themselves from listening to the case till such time that the Follow and Process Act 2023 was determined.
Following orders issued by the hurriedly reconstituted seven-member bench, the Punjab authorities offered an inventory of people who had been arrested and handed over to the army court docket.
Of those, 28 had been suspects arrested from Lahore, eight from Rawalpindi, ten from Gujranwala, 5 from Mianwali and eight from Faisalabad.
The Punjab Advocate Normal advised the court docket that some 6,088 folks, together with 81 ladies, had been arrested in reference to the Might 9 incidents.
Of these arrested, 1,888 folks had been charged below the Anti-Terrorism Act. At the least 108 accused had been presently in police detention on bodily remand, whereas 1,247 are in jail on judicial remand.
As many as 500 folks had been launched after preliminary investigations discovered them harmless.
The report submitted by the AG additional added that as many as 247 instances lodged below legal guidelines apart from terrorism had been registered towards the suspects۔ Up to now, some 1,201 folks have been acquitted, and three,012 have been launched on bail in numerous instances
Of the 81 ladies arrested, the Punjab authorities advised the court docket that 42 have been launched on bail. Compared, the remaining 39 ladies stay in jail on judicial remand.