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Asghar Khan Case : SC Directs Mod To File Progress Report In 4 Weeks

The Supreme Court has directed the Ministry of Defense to file a progress report on Internal Inquiry of Army Officers named in the Asghar Khan Judgment of the Supreme Court within four weeks.

A three member bench headed by Justice Gulzar Ahmed heard the Asghar Khan implementation case.

Justice Gulzar said the recent report filed by the Federal Investigation Agency will be reviewed afresh in the light of Defense Ministry's Report.

Ministry of Defence sought more time and record for completing the inquiry.

Justice Gulzar also questioned the absence of any representation from MQM London head Altaf Hussain.

Altaf Hussain has also been named in the Supreme Court Judgment as one of the beneficiary of the amount distributed among politicians.

The Attorney General informed the bench that Altaf Hussain is out of Pakistan.

The Bench adjourned the hearing for four weeks.