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Hajj scam: IG GB suspended

The Attorney General of Pakistan on Thursday presented the notification of Hussain Ashgar’s suspension in the Supreme Court of Pakistan.
The AG presented the notification to the bench following the court orders. He said that the prime minister had been informed in this regard.
The court later adjourned the hearing of the case for indefinitely.
A three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry and comprising Justice Jawwad S Khawaja and Justice Khilji Arif Hussain, was hearing a suo motu case of corruption in arrangements for Hajj 2010.
During the Wednesday’s hearing, the court asked Attorney General Qadir to suspend Hussain Asghar and bring it to the notice of Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf that Asghar, despite the apex court order, is not reporting back to the FIA Headquarters.
The AG submitted that Imtiaz Inayat Elahi had been appointed as an inquiry officer to for the departmental proceeding against Hussain Asghar for non-compliance of the court order.
The chief justice questioned how it is possible that a government officer is continuously refusing to abide by the federal government order to report back, resolving no comprise to be made on the prestige of the court.
Justice Jawwad S Khawaja remarked the matter is quite simple, for it does not pertain to a person, but to the rule of law, querying as to how the government could ensure supremacy of Section 10 Civil Servants.

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  1. Khalid. Pathan said:

    Higher authorities especially the police and army understand only this language from the higher judiciary. More such decisions will inculcate in their minds the habit of respecting the law of land.

  2. SKfro said:

    This is not enough, he should be sentenced to prison for deliberately failing to perform his duties & orders.

    Our Police is incredibly corrupt, I know because my relatives are in it. -_-

  3. ishrat salim said:

    You guys are awaiting the wrath from the supporters of this govt.The poor guys has been sacrificed by the govt so that this case is lingered on….& the judiciary is well aware of this, that is why it has adjourned the hearing indefinitely…

  4. shah gul jee said:

    O people of Pakistan don't you see all these happening on day to day basis?tomorrow when the elections are held,don't vote to a single ppp candidate.got it?

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