Dr Asim filed a petition in the apex court through senior lawyer Sardar Latif Khosa. Making Federal government, Interior Ministry and Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) as respondents, the petition pleaded the court to direct the federal government to remove his name from ECL.
The petition stated that Dr Asim was suffering from multiple illnesses and if proper and timely treatment was not given, his life could be at risk.
The petition stated that high court and trial courts have granted him bails in all cases currently he was facing.
It urged the apex court to issue directives to Interior Ministry and federal government to remove his name from ECL so that he could move aboard for treatment.