SC summons owners of mineral water companies tomorrow

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LAHORE: The Supreme Court (SC) Monday directed the owners of 11 mineral water companies to appear before court on November 20, otherwise their names would be placed on ECL.
Heading a bench of the apex, which heard suo motu case against water companies, the Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, warned that if the the owners of the companies appear before the court on Tuesday, their names would placed on the Exit Control List (ECL).
When the counsel for the companies, Advocate Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan suggested that to take the case for hearing after his UK tour, the chief justice reprimanded him, said, “do you want me to compromise and leave for my visit to the UK? Are those people [company owners] who are selling dirty water entitled to forgiveness?”

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