Commission Of Inquiry On Enforced Disappearances
Enforced Disappearance/Missing Person or ED are those people who are taken under custody by Law enforcement agencies under suspicion or undue control and are now missing. Those missing people who are kidnapped for ransom, personal enmity or some other reason do not come under Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances. This Commission is headed by Justice Javed Iqbal and Former inspector general police Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Muhammad Sharif Virk. The commission works under the directions of Supreme Court of Pakistan. The commission has disposed of 3,331 cases up to June 30, 2019, due to personal efforts of President, Commission of Inquiry on Enforced Disappearances, Islamabad. The commission received 5,177 cases up to May 31 and 36 more cases in June. The official website of Commission Of Inquiry On Enforced Disappearances has provided an online forum to report about a missing person falling under category of ED. The Commission has set its rules and regulations according to Pakistan Act 1956. Right now 485 cases are proceeding in Pakistani Courts, 240 cases are in Islamabad court, 180 cases are in Karachi Courts and 65 cases are being preceded in Lahore Courts. The commission received 5290 cases until July 2019.