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IHC directs govt to submit Toshakhana presents particulars

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Excessive Courtroom (IHC) has raised questions pertaining to the presents obtained by presidents and prime ministers since 1947 and has directed the federal government to submit these particulars inside a month.

IHC Justice Miangul Hasan Aurangzeb issued a written order for the December 26 listening to.

The TLTP learnt that as a petitioner, Advocate Abuzar Salman Khan Niazi filed a request for the implementation of the June 29 resolution of the Pakistan Info Fee (PIC).

The courtroom has written in its order that in response to the petitioner, on April 23, the Cupboard Division was requested for info on this regard, to which it replied that the data is assessed and can’t be offered.

Following this, it famous, the petitioner appealed in opposition to this to the PIC, who ordered on June 29 to supply the requested info beneath the Proper to Info Act.

It’s value mentioning right here that over the past listening to, Deputy Lawyer Basic Syed Ahsan Raza Shah had apprised the courtroom that he was undecided whether or not the Toshakhana report earlier than 1990 was accessible.

“Such info needs to be current on web sites,” he had added.

Justice Aurangzeb had requested why the petitioner was limiting the data to the extent of former presidents and prime ministers, and why the general public servants shouldn’t be included within the record.

“This reveals your intention,” Justice Aurangzeb had remarked.

He had added that any petition like this was solely associated to the prime minister.
Earlier final month, the Lahore Excessive Courtroom (LHC) sought the small print of presents taken from the Toshakhana since 1947.

Justice Asim Hafeez sought particulars of the Toshakhana presents on citizen Munir Ahmed’s plea.

Throughout the listening to, the federal authorities’s lawyer had apprised the courtroom that the small print couldn’t be offered.

Nevertheless, the courtroom had directed the authorities involved to submit the small print of presents taken from Toshakhana since 1947, by January 16.

PTI chief Imran Khan was dealing with a scandal concerning the Toshakhana presents for allegedly indulging in corrupt practices, which the previous premier denies.

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