Missing person case: ASF says CCTV record deleted


KARACHI: Airport Security Force (ASF) on Thursday told the Sindh High Court (SHC) that Close Circuit Television Camera’s footage of the period when Mirza Saud Ali Baig was kidnapped from airport has been deleted.

SHC bench headed by Justice Irfan Saadat was hearing the petition filed by Wajeeha who moved the court against law enforcers for detaining her husband, Mirza Saud Ali Baig.

In Thursday’s hearing, the in-charge of ASF stated that CCTV record is deleted automatically after 25 days and it cannot be recovered. The court directed ASF to furnish a certificate of the company which installed CCTV system at the airport within 15 days.

The petitioner stated that her husband, Mirza Saud Ali Baig, was serving as an architect in Arex Consultants, Dubai. But on 31st August 2015, he was deported to Karachi along with his family and reached Karachi airport on 1st September.

She stated that “Just when they reached immigration counter, some persons wearing civil dresses detained my husband without disclosing a reason of arrest”.

Citing DG Rangers Sindh, IGP Sindh, regional director of Civil Aviation Authority, director ASF, SHO Airport police station as respondents, she prayed the court to direct the respondents to produce her husband before the court.