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75,000 cases disposed during 2019, 97 percent of decisions got implemented: Federal Ombudsman

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The Federal Ombudsman Syed Tahir Shahbaz has said that more than 75,000 cases had been disposed of during 2019 while 97 percent of decisions got implemented.

According to media reports, Syed Tahir Shahbaz stated this while talking to the President Dr Arif Alvi in Islamabad on Thursday. The President has stressed the need for provision of speedy and free of cost justice at the doorstep of the common man.

The Federal Ombudsman briefed the President on the performance of his institution. He said that from January to June 2020, more than 47,000 cases had been registered, which showed 38 percent increase than the previous year.

Syed Tahir Shahbaz said that focus of his office was to improve jail conditions by removing irritants of criminal administration justice system. He informed that presence of a Psychiatrist and a Doctor had been insured in every jail of the country. Mentally sick and addict prisoners had been got segregated from other prisoners in all jails.

He also apprised the President of his initiatives taken for the welfare of overseas Pakistanis.

The President while appreciating the performance and special initiatives of Federal Ombudsman expressed the hope that the Federal Ombudsman will continue his efforts to help the people against administrative injustices.

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