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LHC provisionally reinstates Ahmad Awais as AGP

LAHORE: The Lahore Excessive Courtroom (LHC) on Friday provisionally reinstated Ahmad Awais because the advocate basic Punjab (AGP).

The court docket suspended the notification for removing of Ahmad Awais and in addition sought a reply from the Punjab authorities until January 30.

The only bench comprising Justice Asim Hafeez heard the petition, filed by Ahmad Awais, difficult his removing.

Senior advocates, Hamid Khan and Shafqat Chohan, represented Ahmad Awais earlier than the court docket and submitted that the caretaker provincial authorities had eliminated the applicant. They argued that the caretaker authorities had no powers to terminate the regulation officers. They submitted that the caretaker governments had been fashioned to carry truthful and free elections solely. They requested the court docket to put aside the impugned notification concerning removing of their shopper.

Nevertheless, a provincial regulation officer opposed the plea and submitted that the advocate basic Punjab was the principal regulation officer which may stay on his seat until the pleasure of the chief minister. He pleaded with the court docket to dismiss the petition after declaring it infructuous.

The court docket, after listening to detailed arguments of the events, suspended the notification for removing of Ahmad Awais and sought a reply from the provincial authorities until January 30.

By means of a notification, issued on Jan 24, the caretaker authorities eliminated AGP Awais and assigned a look-after cost to Further Advocate Normal Jawad Yaqoob.

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