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SC Fixes Asghar Khan Implementation Case Hearing For April 2

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday has fixed hearing of the Asghar Khan Implementation case for April 02 (Tuesday).

A two-member bench of SC headed by Justice Azmat Saeed will hear the case in Islamabad.

The SC Registrar Office has sent notices to both parties and issued a notification relating to hearing of the case.

Earlier, SC had delisted the Asghar Khan implementation case, which was fixed to be heard on March 19.

On February 11, the Supreme Court had directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to complete the Asghar Khan case inquiry within four weeks and submit a report

Back Ground of Asghar Khan Case

The case is based on allegations that Inter-service Intelligence (ISI) had distributed a sum of money among the parties included in Islami Jamhori Ittihad (IJI) and when it appeared in courts it was declared as the Asghar Khan case.

During the hearing, former DG ISI Asad Durrani had confessed in an affidavit that the amount was distributed to IJI parties and money was taken from former chief of Mehran Bank, Younis Habib.

The political leaders whose names were appeared taking money included Mustafa Khar, Hafiz Peerzada, Sarwar Cheema, Mairaj Khalid and other leaders as well.

It was also revealed that Ghulam Ishaq Khan then president was aware of regarding the money distribution among the political leaders.