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CJP took notice of Amal’s death

Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar took notice on Tuesday of 10-year-old Amal’s death, who was hit by a stray bullet during a police encounter in Karachi’s Akhtar Colony area.
The bullet that hit Amal was from an AK-47 and was fired by a policeman attempting to kill a bandit, who had robbed the 10-year-old’s family a few minutes earlier as they waited at a traffic light to attend a concert on the eve of Independence Day.
After Amal’s parents raised the issue and it came into media highlight, the CJP took suo moto notice, and fixed the matter for hearing on September 25.
Notices have been sent to Advocate General, Secretary Health, and Inspector General of Police in this regard.
A notice has also been sent to Administrator National Medical Centre Karachi, where Amal was initially taken for medical treatment.