Panel of 9 Muslim doctors declare cause of death of Shazia
11 Feb 2010
Lahore: February 10, 2010. (PCP) A medical board comprising of 9 Muslim doctors constituted by medical superintendent of Jinnah Hospital Lahore to investigate cause of death of 12 years old Christian housemaid Shazia Bashir issued here final report.
The infection in wounds and lack of nutrition were declared cause of death by this ever big medical board constituted to make public cause of death in any case in Pakistan.
This medical board also confirmed that there was no evidence of negligence by Jinnah Hospital doctors or staff in death of Shazia.
The doctors who are famous for service to humanity and truth nailed down justice by this report as lawyers known as custodian of law blocked justice to safe one influential Muslim accused in rape-murder of poor 12 years girl who was his housemaid.
Shazia Bashir was employed by Mohammad Naeem Advocate in 2009, as housemaid, who brought her in critical condition to Jinnah Hospital Lahore where she died on January 22, 2010.
Mohammad Naeem, former president of Lahore High Court Bar Association approached family of Shazia and pressured them to accept cash and remain silent in presence of one general ranked Muslim officer of Pakistan Army.
The poor parents of Shazia Bashir turned down any deal and rushed to Jinnah Hospital where they found their daughter dead.
The doctors on duty told Bashir Masih, father of Shazia that she was raped and murdered. The 36 wounds were visible on her dead body with broken arm.
The electronic media of Pakistan broadcasted death of Shazia as breaking news referring her as victim of rape and killing according to statement of duty doctors of Jinnah Hospital Lahore and family of deceased.
The family members of Shazia requested to lodge First Information Report FIR with Defense Police Station but same was denied.
A civil society organization named CLAAS, which claims to provide legal assistance to persecuted Christians in Pakistan contacted father of Shazia and offered their support which illiterate and poor Bashir Masih accepted and signed blank papers rendering his power of attorney.
The Christian Federal Minister for Minorities Shahbaz Bhatti on directives of President of Pakistan rushed to Lahore from Islamabad and announced 5 hundred thousand rupees compensation from Pakistan Peoples Party PPP government to family of Shazia vowing justice for 12 year Christian victim of rape-murder by influential culprits.
Mohammad Naeem, as President of Lahore High Court Bar Association played active role in rallies and Long March to reinstate deposed Chief Justice of Supreme Court of Pakistan by President Parvez Mushraaf.
Accused had also close relations with Sharif brothers who owned Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz Group (PML-N)
The Chief Minister of Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif also rushed to home of Shazia Bashir and promised to ensure justice and monitory compensation of 5 hundred thousand rupees. In Punjab is government of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz PML(N) and Christian member of PML(N) Kamran Michael was being used to assure Christians that PML(N) is more supportive than PPP.
Chief Minister issued directives and FIR of rape and murder was registered against Naeem Advocate in Defense Police Station on January 25, 2010.
The Chief Minister of Punjab constituted Medical Board of three doctors which made first statement after postmortem that “Shazia was not raped”
Pakistan Christian Congress PCC raised objections on Medical Board of chief minister but CLAAS which was leading in case not bothered to challenge findings on rape of 12 year old girl instead kept them busy in sending reports abroad to their funding agencies.
Accused Naeem was arrested and produced in court where he was sent in police remand for investigation. Accused enjoyed VIP facilities in police station but CLAAS not bothered to raise this issue in higher courts that “ Accused is not being investigated by police but having political meetings in police station”
The interim bails were granted to wife and son of accused which were extended by additional session judge cantonment frequently without any objection raised by advocates of Shazia.
The Muslim lawyers of Lahore Bar Association, Lahore High Court Bar Association launched protest in favor of accused advocate and stopped entering media and family members of victim whenever Mohammad Naeem was produced for remand in court.
Naeem advocate filed his bail application which was heard today by additional session judge and postponed till January 13, 2010.
Where is justice in Pakistan for poor Christians? question will remain unanswered when Punjab Government have paved way for freedom of accused Muslim!!!!