CJP takes notice of assault on female passengers

10:31 PM | 19 Apr, 2017
CJP takes notice of assault on female passengers
ISLAMABAD - The Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nasir took suo moto notice on Wednesday of the assault on female Norwegian nationals at Islamabad airport.

According to media reports, CJP has directed Secretary Interior, Secretary Aviation to file a report within three days.The issue started after a scuffle broke out at the Islamabad airport due to the absence of tissue papers in the restrooms during immigration clearance on April 15.

The FIA had issued a statement claiming that the passengers had misbehaved with the FIA official at the immigration counter, Noshila Bibi.

The incident garnered social media attention after a video, showing a FIA female constable berating the same women, surfaced. Earlier in the day, the FIA suspended its junior constable Ghazala for assaulting passengers, contrary to its earlier statement.-Online