JIT formed to probe malicious campaign against SC judges


JIT formed

ISLAMABAD: The interior ministry has formed a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe the malicious campaign on social media against Supreme Court judges.

According to a notoification, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) will probe the matter thoroughly. The campaign, disseminated through various platforms, aimed at tarnishing the reputation of the judges involved in recent decisions.

The JIT, comprising experts from diverse fields, will delve into the origins and motives behind the campaign, seeking to identify those responsible.

FIA additional director general will head the JIT. The team will identify those who have uploaded material against the judges on social media. Those who run anti-judiciary campaigns on social media will be charged. Cases will be filed in the relevant courts.

The JIT will submit a progress report to the Ministry of Interior in 15 days. The JIT will include representatives from the Intelligence Bureau, the Inter-Services Intelligence, police and the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.

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