Bullet proof vehicles license case adjourned till March 02

KARACHI: A division bench of High Court of Sindh (SHC) comprising Chief Justice Sajjad Ali Shah and  Justice Zulfiqar Ahmad Khan on Wednesday adjourned hearing of a constitution petition filed by individuals, bankers, businessmen, construction industry leaders etc seeking license for importing bullet proof vehicles.

The adjournment came as the federal government law officer told the bench that reply from the Ministry of Interior is still awaited. According to details, the petition was filed by 37 applicants who allegedly held fake NOCs. They moved the court seeking directions for regularization of their NOCs.

The court was told that the letters have been dispatched to Home Secretaries of all the four provinces, IB and ISI for verification of antecedents/security vetting of individuals and companies.

The bench after this statement deferred further hearing till March 02  asking the federal law officer to ensure a reply by next date enabling the court to proceed with the matter. The respondent include Pakistan Customs as it involve import under Import Policy, besides Ministry of Commerce and Ministry of Interior.

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