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[Dawn] The Supreme Court on Thursday resumed the hearing on the law and order situation in Balochistan
...the Pak province bordering Kandahar and Uruzgun provinces in Afghanistan and Sistan Baluchistan in Iran. Its native Baloch propulation is being displaced by Pashtuns and Punjabis and they aren't happy about it...
, which was attended by Baloch nationalist leader Sardar Akhtar Mengal,who is a former chief minister of the province, DawnNews reported.
A three-member-bench headed by Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry resumed the hearing on a petition filed on the law and order situation in Balochistan.
The court adjourned the next hearing of the case until Sept 28.
Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry said that the court had issued 60 orders during the 68 hearings on the case but no practical steps were taken.
The court also told the chief secretary of the Balochistan to deliver Sardar Akhtar Mengal's message to federal and provincial leadership and sought from him a written reply on the issue on the next hearing.
The chief justice further told the chief secretary to discuss the issue with the president, Director General (DG) of the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) and DG Military Intelligence (MI) and to inform the court in writing as to what steps are being taken to resolve the issue.
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