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Pervez Khattak Ordered to Deposit Rs1.35m In Govt Ad Case

Islamabad (December 14, 2018): The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the former Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief minister Pervaiz Khattak to deposit 1.365 million within ten days for a provincial government advertisement in which his photograph was featured.

Additional Advocate General, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa had told a three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Main Saqib Nisar that Mr Pervez Khattak is ready to pay the amount from his own pocket. The court allowed him to do so within a period of ten days and added that a report should be submitted after the amount was deposited.

In the same case, former Punjab chief minister and current Leader of the Opposition Shehbaz Sharif has already paid Rs5.5 million while Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has paid Rs1.4 million.

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