Missing Persons Commission disposes of 4616 cases upto July 30
Missing Persons Commission has disposed of 4616 cases up to July 30, 2020 as per monthly progress report released by Secretary (ColoED) on cases of alleged enforced disappearances for the month of July 30, 2020.
A total number of 6686 cases were received by the Missing Persons Commission up to June 2020. During July 2020, 43 more cases were received by the commission and total numbers of cases reached to 6729.
The Missing Persons Commission disposed of 23 cases in July 2020 and thus total disposal of Missing Persons up to July 30, 2020 is 4616 and balance as on July 30, 2020 is 2113.
The Commission has already started hearings in cases under investigation. The visit of the Commission to Quetta and Lahore for convenience of families of Missing persons has also been planned. It may be mentioned that disposal of cases by the Commission includes 876 cases received from UN Working Group on Enforced in Involuntary Disappearances, Geneva and 256 cases are under investigation. During the investigation of a number of cases, it has come to light that a large number of persons who are being reported as missing have actually left for Afghanistan and Syria on the instinct of jihadi elements like Daaish.
Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal, Chairman, Missing Persons Commission and other members have disposed of 4616 cases up to July 30, 2020. The relatives of missing persons have lauded the efforts of. Justice Javed Iqbal Chairman Missing Persons Commission and other members of for taking a personal interest in locating their near and dear ones.
Justice Javed is serving Missing Persons Commission in an honorary capacity and is drawing no salary and availing other faculties which are admissible as per law.