The commission summoned 16 prominent personalities from the media and human rights organisations for recording their statements in the Saleem Shazad murder case. – AP File Photo

LAHORE: The Saleem Shahzad murder commission has directed ministry of interior to present the email data of the deceased journalist, while the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has already asked two mobile companies for the complete data of mobile calls of Saleem Shahzad. The commission has also summoned 16 prominent figures for recording their statements.

This was stated by Federal Secretary Information and Broadcasting Timur Azmat Usman after the meeting. The commission sat on Wednesday at the Supreme Court Registry, while Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, senior judge of the Supreme Court, chaired the meeting.

The commission members Chief Justice of Federal Shariat Court Agha Rafique, IGP Islamabad Binyamin, IGP Punjab Javed Iqbal and Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) President Pervez Shoukat were also present on the occasion.

Federal secretary for information told reporters that it was the second meeting of the Saleem Shahzad murder commission.

Timur Azmat Usman said the commission has summoned 16 prominent personalities from the media and human rights organisations for recording their statements.

The personalities who were summoned included Hamid Mir, Hameed Haroon, Zahar Shah, Imtiaz Alam, Zahid Hussain, Umar Cheema, Najam Sethi, Irtaza Sheikh, Nasim Zahra, Ali Dayan, Matiullah Jan, Talat Hussain, CR Shamsi, Ibsar Alam and Zafar Sheikh.

"The legal process has started and we will try to reach the facts, while the police investigation is also in progress and the inquiry is being conducted independently, the secretary information added.

The third meeting of the commission will be held in Islamabad on July 9, 2011.  PFUJ  President Shoukat Pervez told reporters that the PFUJ has presented ten names who wanted to give their statements in the Saleem Shahzad murder case.

Opinion

Editorial

PDM’s lack of strategy
08 Dec 2021

PDM’s lack of strategy

Ever since the PDM’s whimpering end to its first campaign, it has hardly given any reason for the govt to have sleepless nights.
08 Dec 2021

Undertrials’ escape

IN any country with respect for the law an incident such as Monday’s escape of undertrials from a lock-up in ...
08 Dec 2021

Suu Kyi’s sentence

THE military junta that holds sway in Myanmar clearly wants to ensure that Aung San Suu Kyi does not participate in...
07 Dec 2021

Losing fiscal discipline

ONE of the several changes proposed in the Fiscal Responsibility and Debt Limitation Act of 2005, seeking major...
07 Dec 2021

Taliban brutality

LAST WEEK, the US, the Western countries and other allies joined hands to condemn the Afghan Taliban for the alleged...
Dangerous justification
Updated 07 Dec 2021

Dangerous justification

AT a time when millions worldwide are consumed with anger and despair over the barbaric lynching of a Sri Lankan...