CIED disposes of 329 cases of missing persons


The Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances (CIED) disposed off 329 cases of missing persons from January 1, 2011 to November 30 this year. According to a press release issued by the commission on Wednesday, a total of 913 cases of enforced disappearances had been lodged and after disposing off 329 cases, the current number of cases under investigation was 584. CIED, comprising of former senior Supreme Court judge Justice Javed Iqbal and Muhammad Sharif Virk had been conducting proceedings in Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi and Quetta. The commission had been conducting proceedings on a regular basis with the assistance of law enforcing agencies to trace out the missing persons.