ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday remarked that absconding Sindh police officer Rao Anwar will be provided protection if he appears before the court.
A three-member bench headed by the CJP conducted hearing of the suo motice notice over Naqeebullah murder.
During the proceedings, State Bank Governor told court that both the accounts of Rao Anwar have been freezed.
The CJP inquired, “Was Bahria Town’s plane was utilized by Rao Anwar? Have Malik Riaz submitted his statement in this regard?”
Bahria Town’s representative replied that the the statement has been submitted while complying with the orders of court.
“If Rao Anwar appears before the court, he will receive protection and will be on the safe side. If the court comes to know about the facilitators of Rao Anwar, they will also be held accountable along with the suspect,” maintained the CJP.
“Who aided Anwar at the airport and issued him a boarding pass?” asked the CJP.
Sindh Inspector General AD Khawaja told that a private airline issued the boarding pass. The court in response summoned the relevant authorities of private airlines.
On court’s inquiry, AD Khawaja said that he is ready to brief the court over Rao Anwar’s CCTV footages.
The CJP directed him to give in-camera briefing at 1:30pm.