Chief Justice of Pakistan takes notice of alleged illegal encroachment over properties belonging to Hindu Community in Sindh

Islamabad, October 12, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has taken notice of alleged illegal encroachment over the properties belonging to Hindu Community in Sindh. The notice was taken on a video of Prof. Dr. Bhagwan Devi w/o Prof. Dr. Baghwan Das viral on social media, alleging that her lands and properties are being encroached by land mafia by force. Bogus Power of attorneys are being prepared in the upper Sindh, due to which the Hindus feel insecure. Many Hindus are leaving and migrating to other countries and many others are preparing to sell their properties and leave. She further alleged that the Federal and Provincial Governments are reluctant to take action in this regard.

Taking notice of the issue, the Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan has fixed the matter in the Court on 18.10.2018 with notice to Attorney General for Pakistan, Advocate General, Sindh, Secretary, Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmoney, Islamabad, Secretary, Human Rights, Islamabad, Chief Secretary, Sindh, Secretary, Minority Affairs Department, Government of Sindh and Commissioner, Larakan Division to appear before Court.

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