Supreme Court to hear Asghar Khan case today

SC rubbishes contempt of court petition against KP Secretary

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency has sent notices to 19 politicians, including former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, to appear before the Supreme Court in Asghar Khan case today (Tuesday).
The apex court bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, will resume hearing the case pertaining to implementation of the Asghar Khan case verdict.
The politicians who have been sent notices also include Zafarullah Jamali, Afaq Ahmed, Syeda Abida, Javed Hashmi and Qadir Baloch.
On Monday, Pakistan People’s Party leader Rehman Malik, Imtiaz Sheikh and Younus Habib refused to appear before the Federal Investigation Agency in relation to the Asghar Khan case.
FIA had issued summons to Rehman Malik, Younus Habib, Imtiaz Sheikh, Advocate Yousaf Memon, Jam Mashooq, and Jam Haider Afaq for appearance.
However, only Memon, Mashooq and Afaq appeared before the FIA. Rehman Malik told FIA officials on the phone that he is trying to save himself from the media, which is why he didn’t appear in the case, media reports stated.


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