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Perceived interference suo moto case: SC issues notices to NAB, FIA, secretary interior

Supreme Court of Pakistan. — AFP/ file

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday issued notices to National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal, director-general of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) and the secretary interior ministry in a suo motu case relating to “perceived interference” by “persons in authority” in investigation and legal proceedings of criminal matters against the government officials.

A day earlier, Chief Justice of Pakistan Umar Ata Bandial took a suo motu notice of the perceived apprehension of “persons in authority” undermining the criminal justice system.

A five-member bench of the top court headed by CJP Umar Ata Bandial took up the case today. 

The bench also comprised Justice Ijazul Ahsan, Justice Munib Akhtar, Justice Sayyed Mazahir Ali Akbar and Justice Mohammad Ali Mazhar.  


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