The Supreme Court has rejected Sindh Rangers’ request for powers to investigate and prosecute suspects, register First information Reports (FIRs) and set up police stations in the province.
The apex court said it cannot pass an order granting the paramilitary force these powers because it was not in its jurisdiction to do so. The five-member bench, headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali, observed that a legislative intervention was required to grant Rangers the powers it had sought from the court.
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