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Court Issues Notice To FIA DG On PML-N Petition

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Court Issues Notice To FIA DG On PML-N Petition

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has issued a notice to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) director general on a Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) petition seeking initiation of contempt of court proceedings against him and other officials over a raid on the party office.

The IHC bench, comprising Chief Justice Athar Minallah on Thursday today heard the PML-N petition.

Advocate Jahangir Jadoon complained to the judge that FIA has been harassing the party despite a court order restraining the agency from causing any harassment back in November.

To which the court directed Wajid Zia to furnish his comments on the petition.

The PML-N counsel revealed that the FIA Diretor Ijaz Shaikh who raided the party office has been accused of the FIA and presented a FIR copy as an evidence.

Meanwhile, the court summoned FIA Assistant Director Ijaz Shaikh, who is investigating a case pertaining to the purported video of former accountability judge Arshad Malik, to appear in person at the next hearing.

He directed the FIA officials to submit their written comments before the next hearing.

The hearing was adjourned for two weeks.

Originally Posted on Abbtak TV

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