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IG transfer: SC directs Azam Swati to reply by tonight

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  • Post last modified:04/12/2018
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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed Federal Minister for Science and Technology Azam Khan Swati to submit a written reply in a case pertaining to the transfer of Inspector General Police, Islamabad, Jan Muhammad, by tonight.
A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard the Suo-Motu case.
As the hearing of the case started, Ali Zafar counsel for the minister sought one-day time from the bench to submit a reply in response to the Joint Investigation Team’s ( JIT) report.
He pleaded that his client was abroad on an official tour and just reached back and he needed time to consult with him. Subsequently, the bench directed the respondent to submit reply till tonight.
The hearing of the case was adjourned till 5th December.


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M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.