Islamabad, Feb 13 (ANI): The Pakistan Supreme Court adjourned the hearing of missing prisoners of Adiala jail till March 01 on Monday, after conducting trials of seven prisoners.
According to The Nation, seven prisoners were presented before the Supreme Court while three others were absent despite the court's strict orders. hree-member bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, heard the case.
During the case proceedings, Chaudhry inquired about the prisoners and asked where they were before January 26.
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa chief secretary replied saying that he did not have knowledge regarding the whereabouts of the prisoners, to which Chaudhury said: "A provincial chief secretary should be aware of everything that happens in the province." ounsel of the prisoners Advocate Tariq Asad informed the court that during the confinement, which lasted for over a year, the prisoners were not exposed to the sunlight which worsened their health.
Asad further told the court that three out of the seven prisoners were suffering from kidney failure, while the rest diagnosed with other chronic diseases. (ANI)
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