Lahore (April 08, 2018): Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar on Sunday took notice of delay in dispensing justice to the affectees of the Model Town incident and directed the Punjab government to submit the details of the reasons behind the delay in the case.
Bisma, the daughter of a women who died in Model Town tragedy, met with the chief justice on Sunday and informed him that four years had passed by but they were unable to get justice in the case.The CJP said that there is no need to be afraid as he will take up the matter and justice will be dispensed in the case. He directed the advocate general Punjab to seek details from Punjab government over reasons for delay in the process.
Earlier in the day, the affectees of the Model Town Incident on Sunday staged protest outside the Supreme Court of Pakistan Lahore Registry and demanded of the chief justice to take suo moto notice over the incident.
Those protesting outside the apex court registry said that 14 innocent people were killed in Model Town incident and despite passage of four years they are yet to get justice.The protesters had banners and play cards in their hands and were demanding action against those responsible for the Model Town incident.