Islamabad youth’s killing: IHC moved to order placement of US diplomat’s name on ECL | Pakistan
ISLAMABAD: The father of a boy who was killed after being killed last week by an American diplomat in Islamabad filed a petition to the Supreme Court of Islamabad (IHC) to order the placement of the name diplomat in the Exit Checklist (ECL).
On Saturday, a car attaché at the US Embassy in Islamabad, Colonel Joseph Emanuel Hall, led a red light and rammed into a motorcycle in the federal capital on Saturday afternoon, killing one man, Atey Baig, on the spot and wounded another.
Colonel Joseph, station officer (SHO) of the Kohsar police station, Inspector General (IG) of Islamabad and the Secretary of the Interior were lodged with a petition filed with the IHC on Wednesday.
Atek's father accepted the position that Colonel Joseph, in a state of intoxication, hit his son, and he died on the spot, while his cousin received serious injuries.
Th, the complainant stated that the police had registered the first information report (FIR) on the incident under pressure from the media, but no serious attempts were made to complete the investigation of this case.
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The next day after the incident, the US ambassador to Pakistan David Hale was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in protest against the murders.
The Minister for Foreign Affairs of Pakistan, Temina Janjua, protested strongly with the US envoy who expressed grief over the incident and assured the full cooperation of the US Embassy in the investigation of this incident, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said.
"Justice will take the course in accordance with the laws of the country and the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 1961," the statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement published later.
Minister Khawaja Asif disclosed that the official representative of the US Embassy, who participated in the traffic accident in Islamabad, is still in Pakistan.
The minister made remarks in the National Assembly in response to a lawmaker's question about the rumored status that the diplomat may have left the country.
Asif assured the House that the law would go in this matter, adding that the US Embassy assured the government on this matter.
He added that the police are also investigating the case.