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IHC Orders To Remove Ex-NADRA Chairman’s Name From ECL

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) directed authorities on Friday to remove name of former National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) chairman Tariq Malik from the no-fly-list who is facing accusations of illegal appointments.

Justice Amir Farooq heard the case for exclusion of Tariq Malik’s name from Exit Control List (ECL) where the accused was appeared before the IHC.

Justice Farooq ordered concerned authorities to remove Malik’s name from ECL as the IHC summoned reply of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in previous hearing.

Tariq Malik was included in the no-fly-list in accusations of illegal appointments in NADRA neglecting merit over directions of former interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan.

On the other hand, a district and sessions court in Islamabad accepted bail plea of the former NADRA head while Malik was released earlier on interim-bail. The accused was also facing charges of hiding his dual-nationality.