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Supreme Court’s orders prevail supreme: 

15 Junie 2011 07:07:42

Supreme Court’s orders prevail supreme:

Rangers, Police Heads Removed

According to a statement of ISPR released Tuesday, Major General Aijaz Chaudhry has been removed in light of the orders from the Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court on Friday demanded that the government should remove within three days Major General Aijaz Chaudhry, head of the paramilitary in Sindh province, and Sindh police Chief Fayyaz Leghari, over the killing of Sarfraz.

“In compliance with supreme courts orders Major General Aijaz Chaudhary, Director General Pakistan Rangers (Sindh) has been posted out,” the military said in a statement.

Moreover, the Associated Press in a report quoted Pakistan Television (PTV) as saying that IG Sindh Fayyaz Leghari was also removed.

Police have arrested six paramilitary soldiers after Rangers personnel shot dead Sarfaraz Shah, an unarmed man, in a public park in Karachi. The soldiers will be tried in an anti-terrorism court in connection with the killing, officials said.

The soldiers were remanded into police custody for two days on Monday along with a civilian named Afsar Khan. The Rangers staffers ware named as Shahid Zafar, Mohammad Afzal, Bahadur Rehman, Manthar Ali, Liaquat Ali and Mohammad Tariq.