26 Jun 2013
Karachi : Justice Maqbool Baqar 's Convoy Attacked.
The Convoy of Sindh High Court judge , Justice Maqbool Baqar came under attack near Burns road as a bomb attached to a parked motorcycle went off when his vehicle was crossing it. As a result seven people including the driver of Justice Maqbool Baqar embraced shahadat. Justice Maqbool who suffered injuries in the blast was shifted to civil hospital for the treatment .
Justice Maqbool Baqar is one of the few judges who had refused to take oath under provisional constititutional order after proclamation of emergency plus by the then military dictator in November 2007 .
As a judge of Anti Terrorism Court ,he exonerated the handicapped man Muntazir Imam for lack of evidence in all cases ,in october 2011 . The shia youth was implicated in a number of cases by some biased yazidi officials. The embarassment to yazidis resulted in the martyrdom of Shaheed Askari Raza , of Jafaria Lawyer Forum ,who had expressed apprehensions already in this connection .
In the martyrdom procession of Shaheed Askari Raza , some aides publicly claimed that Shaheed Askari Raza was hurled with death threats in presence of Hon'ble Justice Maqbool Baqar.