Dr. Muhammad Farogh Naseem, Federal Minister for Law and Justice chaired a meeting of the Task Force on Criminal Procedure Code Reforms, constituted by the Federal Cabinet.

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Dr. Muhammad Farogh Naseem, Federal Minister for Law and Justice chaired a meeting of the Task Force on Criminal Procedure Code Reforms, constituted by the Federal Cabinet.
During the course of the meeting Dr. Muhammad Farogh Naseem emphasized on the use of electronic devices during the process of investigation. He said that miscarriage and delay in justice cannot be curtailed without the use of technological support i.e. electronic support, e-mail data, CCTV footages and such other technological methodology in vogue in the west. Therefore, an effective mechanism needs to be defined. He also said that procedure of lodging the FIR is found to be highly exploitative. Hence, reforms are needed in the areas touching upon the lives of millions in one way or the other.
In the meeting, to attain the set goals, Federal Law Minister directed all the stakeholders to put their recommendations before the committee for legal reforms to overhaul the country’s criminal justice system.
Home Secretaries of all the provinces, officials of Interior Ministry, Secretary Law and Justice Commission of Pakistan and other officials of Law Ministry also attended the meeting.

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