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FIA DG indicted in contempt of court case

The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday ordered the indictment of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Director General Malik Iqbal for transferring FIA additional DG Zafar Qureshi, who was the investigation officer in National Insurance Corporation Limited (NICL) corruption case.
During the hearing, Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry said that the DG had admitted to his crime and he had to be indicted. The chief justice remarked that Malik Iqbal spoiled the case whatever was entrusted with him.
He said that many people were being named in the NICL case along with Federal Minister Amin Fahim. The court said that Iqbal be indicted and
produce him in court after framing charges against him. The chief justice ordered that the attorney general would work as prosecutor in
the contempt of court case.
Malik Iqbal pleaded that he was willing to leave the work, but the court rejected his appeal. His lawyer told the court that Iqbal was retiring on July 14. The court directed Iqbal to file a written reply with the court.

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