ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) Justice (Retd) Ali Nawaz Choohan has taken serious notice of the incidents of forced eviction of a citizen from his home at the behest of RPO Dera Ghazi Khan, DIG Muhammad Umar Sheikh and ransacking and theft of belongings worth million of rupees in the presence of staffers of Estate office and Islamabad Police.
Chairman NHCR has directed secretary establishment division and IG Islamabad to initiate action against the officers and subordinate staff found involved in these incidents and present report thereof to him within 15 days.
Agha Muhammad Sami Khan, retired senior cardiologist of Polyclinic was residing in allotted house in sector F-6/4 of Housing ministry. At the behest of DIG Muhammad Umar Sheikh not only him and his family was evicted from house forcibly by violating the sanctity of Chadar and Chardewari but also his valuables valuing million of rupees were stolen from the house.
Agha Muhammad Sami was living in a government residence after his retirement under a stay order issued by NCHR. Housing Ministry in collusion with Islamabad Police evicted him and his family from the residence despite the fact that law ministry had given clear instruction to housing ministry through letter No F.NO13(152)/2017-LIT to seek permission from NCHR before taking any step to get vacate this house.
Despite barring by NCHR not only the government residence was got vacated forcibly from family members of Dr Agha Muhammad Sami but also electronic appliances worth million of rupees were stolen from there on March 5, 2019.
The federal police instead of taking any action on the complaints of displaced family, registered attempted murder cases against the son and son in law of Dr Agha Muhammad Sami and they both were kept behind the bars for more than one month.
The chairman NCHR has also issued orders to IG Islamabad to provide security to affected family.