LAHORE: Justice Javed Iqbal, Chairman, Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances during his two days visit to Lahore presided over hearings in 25 cases of alleged enforced disappearances pertaining to the province of Punjab on 16th and 17th September, 2020 despite his extremely important commitments in NAB, Lahore.
During these hearings, as many as sixteen missing persons have been traced. According to the proceedings in each, 14 persons have been returned to their homes safely, while two persons namely Mehboob Shah and Asjad Waheed Khan have been found confined in the internment centre, Lakki Marwat. The traced persons includes Muhammad Akram son of Muhammad Hafeez, Danyal Waheed son of Abdul Waheed, Muhammad Iftikhar son of Muhammad Ilyas, Mehar Inam Bari son of Muhammad Ashraf Sohail, Haris Khan son of Irshad Ali, Azhar Rehman son of Abdul Rehman, Abdul Ahad son of Aziz-un-Nabi, Muhammad Ayub son of Hafeezullah, Muhammad Jamil son of Abdul Majeed, Bilal Ahmed son of Liaquat Ali, Farman Ali Khan son of Habib Muhammad, Abdullah son of Malik Saeed, Hafiz Muhammad Afzal son of Muhammad Akbar and Abdul Razzaq son of Muhammad Khan.
The parents of the traced persons who appeared before Justice Javed Iqbal expressed their gratitude for the efforts made to redress their grievances. The next session of hearings of Lahore is expected in the first week of November, 2020.