Supreme Court forms commission to probe APS Carnage

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Islamabad: Supreme Court of Pakistan on Friday formed a commission to probe Army Public School Carnage 2014

A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heared the case.

Senior Judge of Peshawar High Court will head the commission, which will present the report within 6 weeks, said court in its ruling.

Further, the chief justice ordered that the commission along with investigating the attack should meet the victims’ relatives and address their concerns.

CJP apologized with the heirs of the APS Victim heirs during the hearing, issued verbal orders earlier, but could not make orders on the file, CJP said to the mothers of the victims.

Earlier on May 09, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar ordered to form a judicial commission on Army Public School (APS) Peshawar massacre.

The hearing of Army Public School tragedy case was held at the Supreme court Peshawar registry, during the hearing CJP ordered to submit a report of tragedy within two months.

On December 16, 2014, the horrific terrorist attack on Army Public School in Peshawar killed 141 people, including 132 schoolchildren — an attack that shook Pakistan to the core.

After the incident, the government formed National Action Plan to stem extremism and terrorism from the country.

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