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Shehbaz Sharif extrajudicial killings (Update 3)

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News report – Shehbaz Sharif condoles with victim of “extrajudicial killing”. Professor Shahadat Hussain killed by police.

This might not be related to Shehbaz Sharif’s role in “extrajudicial killings”, but the deleterious impact on police discipline have been examined on the blog before.

Comment posted to:
1/8 Shehbaz Sharif extrajudicial killings – Mar 9, 2009

However, by bypassing the judicial process, Shehbaz Sharif is establishing a tradition of police becoming judge, jury and executioner. They lose their ability to differentiate between the different roles. Next time when you are in the police station and they have killed numerous people they will be LESS careful about how they deal with your case.

Previous blog post:
Shehbaz Sharif extrajudicial killings (Update 1)

The police have no interest in violating the rules. Obviously someone high up is giving the order – what are the police asking in return for going outside the law ?

Is this type of “partnership in crime” creating a “relationship” between Shehbaz Sharif and those involved in such “operations” ? Will they do other assassinations for him ?

What prevents such policemen from doing the same thing in other cases (that the CM has not authorized) ?

Is restoration of judiciary only for “special cases” like Nawaz Sharif plane hijacking case ?

Do murderers get a hearing in court ? Or should murderers never wind up in court ?

The media has grown by 100 times – and it is no longer just monitored by literate people (as was the case with print media).

The Sharif brothers are playing a very dangerous game – both for themselves and because of the message this sends to people “violate the rule of law”.

It is no wonder that Shehbaz Sharif did not immediately criticize the extra-judicial killings in Swat or Sufi Mohammed. They are doing the SAME thing in Lahore (i.e. running their own court/execution system).

Is the police involvement in “extrajudicial killings” (that Shehbaz Sharif has NOT authorized) an outcome of Shehbaz Sharif’s allowance of that practice in SOME cases ? Thus encouraging the police to extrapolate that to cases of their choosing.

Links:
Shehbaz Sharif extrajudicial killings (Update 3) – Express News – May 10, 2009

Youtube comments from this webpage:
1/8 Shehbaz Sharif extrajudicial killings – Mar 9, 2009

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