LAHORE: The Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Gulzar Ahmed mentioned Friday the police division’s shortcomings had been the rationale behind the Lahore Sialkot Motorway gang-rape case.
A lady was allegedly robbed and raped in entrance of her youngsters after getting stranded on the Lahore-Sialkot motorway late Wednesday when her automobile ran out of gas.
The police response was delayed over jurisdiction points which allowed the criminals to commit the alleged crime and flee.
“Sustaining peace and safety is the duty of the federal government, and a clear system within the police drive is of paramount significance,” he mentioned, whereas addressing a ceremony.
The CJP mentioned that political interference within the police system was “rampant” and the individuals had been struggling on account of it.
“Harmless commuters are subjected to critical crimes on the highways,” he mentioned, including that the newest case was additionally a results of such political meddling.
The highest choose mentioned that the absence of an efficient system on the freeway to offer safety to the lots was “shameful”.
The federal government ought to overcome its shortcomings and restore the status of the police drive, he mentioned.
“The federal government ought to cease the interference of politicians in police departments because the drive cannot function with out self-discipline,” the chief justice mentioned.