Karachi violence: SC hears suo moto case today

Strict security measures at Supreme Court Karachi Registry have been planned for hearing of suo moto case regarding law and order situation in Karachi here Today.

The five members bench of the apex court comprises of Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali, Justice Sarmad Jalal Usmani, Justice Amer Hani Muslim and Justice Ghulam Rabbani.

As far as security concerns, special passes were issued by the Supreme Court, Karachi registry to the petitioners, respondents, their counsels appearing before the court.

Meanwhile the Chief Justice has also formed two benches for hearing of the cases at Karachi Registry on August 29 and 30.

The first bench will be headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry while the second bench will be headed by Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali.

The families of the victims of target killings have also been asked to volunteer their appearance before the apex court and may also submit any evidence, if available, before the court.