Senior police officers do not leave offices to arrest criminals: CJP.

ISLAMABAD -- The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday reprimanded DIG Hyderabad Naeem Sheikh for non-arrest of the absconding accused involved in a triple-murder case at Mehar, Sindh.

A three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed and comprising Justice Faisal Arab and Justice Ijaz Ul Ahsan heard the case filed by Umme Rubab Chandio.

Umme Rubab's father Mukhtiar Chandio, her grandfather Karamullah Chandio and paternal uncle Kabil Chandio were gunned down on January 17, 2018 within the limit of Faridabad police station, Mehar Taluka of Dadu district.

The bench asked DIG Hyderabad Naeem Sheikh had he ever gone to arrest the culprits yourself. Naeem Sheikh said that he had seen the place but never followed the accused. During the course of proceedings, the court expressed annoyance over non-arrest of fugitive accused.

The Chief Justice asked whether the accused was more powerful than the police or the state. He...

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