Likeminded call for judicial probe into Abbottabad incident


The leaders of Pakistan Muslim League (PML-Likeminded) have called for formation of a judicial commission, comprising retired judges of Supreme Court, on the Abbottabad operation. They said the government should make its stand clear over the issue and that people and parliament must be taken into confidence over the US operation in Pakistan.
PML-Q leaders including Humayun Akhtar, Khursheed Mahmood Kasuri, Mian Asif and Nasir Mahmood expressed these views while addressing a news conference at the secretariat of Muttahida Muslim League (MML) Lahore chapter. They demanded that the findings of the commission must be made public. Former foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri said that nation wanted to know as to what were the nation’s security agencies doing during those 40 minutes of US offensive.
Kasuri even proposed names of retired judges that could be part of the commission. “Justice (Rtd) Nasir Aslam Zahid, Justice (Rtd) Bhagawandas and Justice (Rtd) Falak Sher have been judges of great repute. They can be the commission’s members. He also suggested that the commission should enjoy full authority even when it might have to summon heads of institutions and department concerned.
Humayun Akhtar said that Chaudhary brothers have disheartened the Like-Minded group by joining PPP for their ‘short-term interests.’