Islamabad (Staff Report): The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday formed a two-member commission to probe issue of water scarcity in Bolan district of Balochistan.
A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar conducted the hearing of a suo motu case regarding non-availability of clean drinking water in Bolan area of Balochistan.
The bench directed the commission to submit inquiry report within two weeks.
The Commission will be headed by President Supreme Court Bar Association Amanullah Kanrani and Engineer Usman Maimai will be its member.
During the hearing, the CJP remarked that the provincial chief minister and cabinet can be summoned in the case if required.
The Supreme Court had taken suo motu after a video on social media alleged that residents of Bolan’s Bhagnari area did not have access to clean drinking water.