Senate body directs KP govt to ensure Ambreen family’s security

Islamabad—The Senate functional Committee on Human Rights Tuesday directed the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhawa to ensure security of Ambreen’s family members and the main characters Saima and Musa in famous Abbotabad murder case.
The Senate body, met here under the chairmanship of Senator Muhammad Mohsin Khan Leghari, was briefed on arrest of the murderers of a teenager Ambreen in Abbotabad who was burnt to death in a vehicle on the verdict of a Jirga.
While briefing the committee, District Police Officer Abbottabad Khurram Rasheed informed the meeting that during investigation, police arrested 15 accused including Ambreen’s mother who was later released as she was found innocent. He informed that 14 accused were on Police remand and one accused namely Wajid Alias Mola was still missing. The Committee directed the law enforcement agencies to ensure security for Saima and Musa and alongwith Ambreen’s family who was receiving threats since her murder.
The committee lauded the timely and prompt response of KP police. ‘We appreciate the way this case has been handled by the police,’ said Chairman Committee Senator Muhammad Muhsin Khan Legahri. The committee also discussed issue of Ikara Military farms. Major General Abid Nazir briefed the body that the problem had been resolved with the help of Parliamentarians and local administration and the case from Supreme Court had been withdrawn.
The representative said that the farms operate with the 50-50 percent crops sharing between the administrators and the tenants in which the inputs like seeds and fertilizers were provided by the Army. The representative shared there were only 11 army officers whereas around 17,000 tenants and wards of lessees that operated the farms.
He said that the contract was renewed every year and no one would be or had been expelled from the farms, adding that no First Information Report (FIR) had been registered by the armed forces against the local community. ‘FIRs were registered by the locals against each other,’ he said.—APP

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