Asghar Khan case: SC bars government from transferring DG FIA

ISLAMABAD: Hearing Asghar Khan case on Wednesday, the Supreme Court barred the government from the transfer of Director General Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Bashir Memon till the completion of probe in the case.
A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard the case remarked that a media hype occurred a day before regarding Memon’s transfer.
CJP Nisar said the secretary establishment should be told that strict action would be taken against violation of court’s orders.
Additional Attorney General told court that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has been informed about the situation while the same will also be done with the secretary.
CJP Nisar had earlier directed all concerned departments including defence ministry to cooperate with FIA in Asghar Khan case.


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