CJP says if official performs their duty well then no need for SC to intervene

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Asif Saeed Khosa on Saturday said that if the officials perform their duty rightly than there was no need to interfere in their duty.

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Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) made these views while chairing the session of Police Reforms Committee (PRC) – which was constituted in January to table recommendations for improvements in the policing system of the country – to examine progress achieved in reforms in the police department.

The session was attended by inspector generals of four provinces, Gilgit Baltistan and Islamabad.

Expressing concerns over the increasing number of pleas, CJP said that the rapid increase in the petitions has put huge burden on judiciary therefore, there is a need for immediate implementation on police reforms.

CJP Khosa ordered to ensure timely registration of cases and said that the quality of investigation should be improved.

He also directed officers to ensure the implementation of police reforms on a priority basis.

The top judge also ordered immediate resolutions of complaints received by the Police Complaint Cell.

Later, in his address to the police personnel at central police office he said that his topmost priority was to maintain the respect of the officials while appearing before the courts and he has made the reforms in judiciary, IT and police that caused the diminishing of appeals by 15 per cent in high courts and it has also helped to improved administrative issue that yielded the great results.

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