The Supreme Court building in Islamabad.—File photo

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday accepted appeals for hearing against killing of four prisoners in custody of security agencies, DawnNews reported

A five-member bench headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry took up the matter here today.

The chief justice termed the killings in custody of security agencies as serious and directed the government to submit its report after investigating the matter.

The court also issued notices to the chiefs of Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) and Military Intelligence (MI) and the secretary defence.

Attorney General Maulvi Anwarul Haq told the bench that he would submit his report on the next hearing of the case.

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