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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Similar views were expressed before us by Commodore I. There is evidence to the effect that civilian shops and stores were broken into by the troops without preparing any record of what was taken ha,oodur from where. The remarks made by this last witness are highly significant: The full report was thought to be declassified by the government inalong with other reports concerning the year of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Dr.
Retrieved 22 August This is what we used to do in Burma. Sankaran Nair Hoshiar Singh Dahiya. An editorial entitled, ” Gen Agha Mohammad Yahya Khan – 4 ” written by Ardeshir Cowasjee on the basis of the Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report, demonstrated that “three men principally had been responsible for the loss, at the end ofof half of Jinnah’s Pakistan— end of story.
No action was ever taken based on the report, the report was classified and its publication disallowed at the time. I was not so before.
The Army virtually continued to control civil administration”. Yahya Khan Tikka Khan S. I thought more of death than these things. Contents of the relort were published by the Dawn and the India Today and rumored to be the first report, in August Psychological Warfare and India. Ministry of Liberation War Affairs. One of the copies was given to President Bhutto Bhutto and the rest were either destroyed or were stolen.
Their involvement in civil administration continued relort even after the induction of a sizable number of senior civil servants from West Pakistan, including the Chief Secretary, the Inspector General of Police and at least two Division Commissioners. It was mandate to have a collective responsibility of national defence and mechanism of plans based on a joint objectives.
Bangladesh Liberation War portal. The impression created on the mind of the West Pakistani civilian officials, then serving in East Pakistan, has been stated thus by Mr. The driver of the truck produced a chit reading “released by Major Maddad. In the Main Report we have mentioned the allegations, and the evidence relating thereto as regards the personal conduct of Gen. The need for commandeering vehicles, foodstuffs, medicines and other essential supplies can certainly be appreciated, but hamooduf should have been done under a proper method of accounting so that compensation could be paid on return of normal conditions.
Constituted hamoodyr prepare a full and complete account of the circumstances surrounding the atrocities and war “, including the “circumstances in which the Commander of the Eastern Military Commandsurrendered the Eastern contingent forces under his command laid down their arms. However, reporg was reported to be a “Supplementary Report” which was created after the ha,oodur of war returned after two years.
Mitha should be publicly tried for being party to a criminal conspiracy to illegally usurp power from Mohammad Ayub Khan in power if necessary by the use of force.
Hamoodur Rahman Commission Report
Before we conclude this Chapter, we would 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.
Eye of the Storm. In the early stages this method of procurement seems to have been encouraged by senior commanders, including Lt.
We recommend that action should now be taken without delay to finalise the proceedings of the inquiry commenced by Maj Gen Ansari in East Pakistan. Retrieved 14 June As regards the allegation that he was indulging in the export of Pan, he stated that he had ordered an enquiry into the matter on the complaint of a man called Bhuiyan who was aggrieved by the monopoly position occupied by the Pan exporters.
Are not there any cows and goats in this country? During the present phase of our inquiry damaging evidence has come on the record regarding the ill repute of General Niazi in sex matters, and his indulgence in the smuggling of Pan. How Pakistan Negotiates with the United States: This fund was non-auditable. Yale University Press, Jones.
The Hamood-ur-Rehman Commission Report | A Review
Malik an old man and politician, had a weak personality. Malik and his ministers were figureheads only. The report accused General Yahya Khan, of being a womanizer and an alcoholic. H Ansari who had recorded some evidence, but dehman not complete the inquiry owing to the outbreak of war.
He did not display much respect for the civilian Governor,