Supreme Court Summons Minister In Railway Land Allotment Case

Supreme Court summons minister in railway land allotment case

The Supreme Court Friday summoned Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on December 24 in a case pertaining to illegal allotment of railway land and alleged irregularities in the ministry.

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 7th Dec, 2018 ) :The Supreme Court Friday summoned Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed on December 24 in a case pertaining to illegal allotment of railway land and alleged irregularities in the ministry.

A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar heard the case regarding alleged illegal allotment of railway land on lease for years.

During the course of proceedings, the chief justice remarked that till date the ministry had failed to satisfy the court regrading allotment of land to an individual. The should appear in person to explain the matter, he added.

He observed that the government had not given the land to the ministry for sale but for its own use.

The case was adjourned till December 24.

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