SC directs to provide protection to Orangi Pilot Project employees, counsel for Parveen Rehman murder case

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Sindh Police to provide security to Orangi Pilot Project employees and counsel for Parveen Rehman murder case.

The court also directed the police for early arrest of remaining accused involved in the murder of Director Orangi Pilot Project Parveen Rahman.

A division bench of the apex court comprising Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Justice Sajjad Ali Shah heard the case.

During the course of proceedings, the police submitted progress report and informed that police had arrested Rahim Swati and other three accused. Barrister Raheel Kamran counsel for the petitioner informed the court that failed to arrest three accused in the case.

Aqeela Ismail, sister of murdered Parveen Rahman, also appeared before the court and informed that accused Rahim Swati’s house was near to office of the Orangi Pilot Project and Swati’s son along with other people harassed our counsel and employees of project. She pleaded the court to issue orders regarding protection of employees and counsel in the case.

The court directed the police to provide protection and early arrest of accused and adjourned hearing of the case for four weeks.