Owais meets SHC judge Baqar, assures protection and security

KARACHI: On Friday Health minister of Sindh, Syed Owais Muzzaffar visited Aga Khan University Hospital to see Sindh High Court senior judge Justice Maqbool Baqar, who had sustained serious injuries in a bomb attack on June 26.

He inquired after Maqbool Baqar’s health and assured that the provincial government had decided to provide him with a bullet-proof car.

Moreover, health minister expressed his extreme dissatisfaction at the existing security arrangement at the hospital and contacting the Sindh inspector general police via telephone instructed him on the spot to depute a special unit for the protection of the SHC judge.

The minister inquired also about the judge’s condition from the hospital staff. He assured Justice Maqbool’s family that the culprits behind the attack would soon be brought to justice.