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Additional Attorney General for Pakistan Karim Khan Agha told a three-member bench headed by Justice Javed Iqbal the data gathered from laptops in possession of Masood Janjua and Faisal Faraz showed their links with al Qaeda. – File Photo

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court was informed on Wednesday that missing persons -- Masood Janjua and Faisal Faraz-- had been killed by the terrorist outfit al Qaeda six years back.

Additional Attorney General for Pakistan Karim Khan Agha told a three-member bench headed by Justice Javed Iqbal that resumed hearing of missing persons cases that the data gathered from laptops in possession of Janjua and Faraz showed their links with al Qaeda.

He said Janjua and Faraz had been killed some six years back and it was highlighted by the media as well.

Amna Masood Janjua, wife of Masood Janjua and chairperson Defence of Human Rights, claimed that her husband and Faisal Faraz had been alive and were in the custody of sensitive agencies.

She demanded that their graves should be identified and DNA tests be carried out to determine their identity.

Justice Javed Iqbal directed her to provide evidences in his chamber.

The bench who took up issue of chronic missing persons cases expressed dissatisfaction over delayed action against Frontier Constabulary personnel who had been identified by six of the missing persons’ families, accusing them of taking away their loved ones.

Asma Jehangir, president Supreme Court Bar Association and counsel apprised the bench that despite recommendations of Commission on missing persons, so far no action was taken against the FC personnel.

The bench also directed the police to present a report on next date of hearing in the case of MNA Fazal Rab Pirzada who had gone missing few years back.

Further hearing was adjourned till next week.