Excerpts of the Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report, published in Indian weekly This commission of Inquiry was appointed by the President of Pakistan in. Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto had only been in power for one week, when he asked the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Hamood-ur-Rehman, to investigate the. Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report. The War Inquiry Commission was appointed by the President of Pakistan in December In its secret report, never.
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Catalog Record: The report of the Hamoodur Rehman Commission | Hathi Trust Digital Library
We wish to supplement those observations as regards Lt. The commission’s final report was very lengthy rehan provided an analysis based extensive interviews and testimonies. R Shariff Witness No.
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Retrieved 14 June US Institute of Peace Press. Gen Niazi did not, of course, accept having made any such statement and asserted that “whatever we took we gave a chit so that civil government should pay for that. Retrieved 24 August The allegations regarding his indulgence in the export of Pan by using or abusing his position in the Eastern Command and as Zonal Martial Law Administrator also prima facie appear to be well-founded, although it was not our function to hold a detailed inquiry into the matter.
Niazi Mohammad Sharif M. Psychological Warfare and India. Niazi unfortunately came to acquire a bad reputation in sex matters, and this reputation has been consistent during his postings in Sialkot, Lahore and East Pakistan. This page was last edited on 30 Marchat It further came to our notice that the General had distributed some money among persons who left East Pakistan by helicopters on the morning of 15th or 16th of December The supplementary report is heavily based on testimonies provided by the returning POWs and their families but held the military responsible for the atrocities committed in East Pakistan in Click here to download Acrobat Reader.
Hamoodur Rahman Commission
It was asserted by these witnesses that men given to a disreputable way of life could hardly be expected to lead the Pakistan Army to victory. The total sum involved was Rs. Before we conclude this Chapter, we commiseion like to state that we had no desire to embark on any inquiry into personal allegations of immorality an dishonestly against senior Army Commanders, but were persuaded to examine these matters owing to the universal belief that such infamous conduct had a direct hearing on the qualities of determination and leadership displayed by these officers in the war.
Rao Farman Ali Witness No. This is enemy territory. The fresh evidence coming before the Commission has thus served only to reinforce the conclusions reached by us in the Main Report that the involvement of the Pakistan Army in Martial Law duties and civil administration had a highly corrupting influence, seriously detracting from the professional duties of the Army and affecting the quality of training which the Officers could impart to their units and formations, for the obvious reason that they did not have enough time available for this purpose, and many of them also lost the inclination rejman do so.
Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report
Bangladesh Liberation War portal. Niazi is that he was making money in the handling of Martial Law cases while posted as G. Views Read Edit View history. Bhutto replied that the report was missing; ahmoodur was either lost, or stolen, and was nowhere to be found.
Retrieved 22 August This is what we used to do in Burma. Many insightful recommendations were made by the Commission as it recommends to hold the public trial for the President General Yahya Khan, repory the Commander-in-Chief and the chief martial law administrator of both East and Pakistan in western side.
Are not there any cows and goats in this country? That single report was handed over to the governmentwhich forbade its publication at the time. It is for the Government to decide whether these matters should also form the subject of any inquiry or trial which may have to be ultimately held against this officer.
H Ansari Witness NO. Baqir Siddiqui Witness No. Retrieved 22 August Niazi, who visited me in my office, that this was a commercial matter and should be hamoodkr to the arrangements arrived at between PIA and Pan exporters.
This impression is fortified by the fact that at a later stage even the selection of candidates for hamodur by-elections ordered by General Yahya Khan was made by Maj Gen Farman Ali. Riding the Roller Coaster. Archived from the original PDF on 4 March According to the Rehmman General of Police, Mr.
Mansoorul Haq Witness No. Saeeda Bukhari of Lahore; that during his stay in East Pakistan he came to acquire a stinking reputation owing to his association with women of bad repute, and his nocturnal visits to places also frequented by several junior officers under his command; and that he hamoodug in the smuggling of Pan from East Pakistan to West Pakistan.
He could not annoy, the Martial Law Administrator Lt. Women, War, and the Making of Bangladesh: Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Dr.
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