ISLAMABAD: Missing Persons Commission has disposed of 4,616 cases up till July 30, 2020, as per monthly progress report released by Farid Ahmed Khan, the secretary of Commission of Inquiry of Enforced Disappearances (COIOED), on cases of alleged enforced disappearances for the month of July 2020.
A total number of 6,686 cases were received by the commission up until June 2020. During July 2020, 43 more cases were received by the commission and the total numbers of cases reached 6,729. The commission disposed 23 cases in July 2020 and thus total resolved cases as of July 30, 2020 is 4,616, with a balance of 2,113 cases.
The commission will resume its hearings soon after review of lockdown policies announced by the federal government and provincial governments.
The relatives of missing persons have lauded the efforts of Missing Persons Commission Chairman Justice Javed Iqbal, and other members of the commission, for taking a personal interest in locating their close ones.