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Arrest warrant of Lahore DCO issued

Presiding officer of the Lahore Labour Court no 2 Khaliq-uz-Zaman on Friday issued the arrest warrant of Lahore District Coordination Officer (DCO) Ahad Cheema for repeatedly avoiding appearance in a contempt of court petition.
Earlier, the court had summoned Ahad Cheema several times but he did not turn up. Therefore, the court issued his arrest warrant till December 12. According to details, Labour Court no 2 had reinstated a dismissed junior clerk in DC Office Sheikh Muhammad Amir with all benefits. Sheikh Amir had filed a contempt of court application in the Labour Court, submitting that he had been reinstated but has not been given the benefits as per the court orders.The court sought a reply from Lahore DCO Ahad Cheema in the petition but he failed to appear in the court and did not file any reply.
The court then summoned Ahad Cheema in person but again he did not turn up. Hence, the court on Friday issued bail-able arrest warrant of Cheema against the bail bond of Rs 50,000.
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