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Hajj scandal: Kazmi moves IHC for lifting travel ban




ISLAMABAD: Former federal minister for non secular affairs Hamid Saeed Kazmi has filed a petition within the Islamabad Excessive Courtroom (IHC), looking for elimination of his title from the exit management record (ECL).

Whereas referring to the circumstances of supermodel Ayyan Ali and former federal minister Dr Asim Hussain – whose names have earlier been faraway from the ECL – Kazmi has requested the courtroom for directives to take away his title from the no-fly record and permit him to journey overseas for Umrah and medical examination.

Courtroom rejects plea looking for Sharif household on ECL

In June 2016, Kazmi had been sentenced to 16 years in jail within the Hajj corruption case. Nonetheless, in March this 12 months, the IHC absolved Kazmi in addition to former director common Hajj Rao Shakeel and ex-joint secretary Raja Aftabul Islam of all corruption costs.

The petitioner additionally contended that the FIA, throughout investigation of the case, had directed income authorities to carry in abeyance the switch of his property prohibiting him from sale and buy of the property.

The order by the FIA, he mentioned, was handed with out lawful authority and with out assent of a courtroom of regulation. He added that FIA authorities additionally froze his financial institution accounts in Islamabad and Multan, moreover placing his title on the ECL.

Order reserved on Dr Asim’s plea looking for elimination of title from ECL

The petitioner submitted that needed to go overseas to ship lectures and to carry out Hajj this 12 months, however he couldn’t go due to being on the no-fly record. He mentioned he had filed a number of functions to the respondents to de-freeze his property and take away his title from ECL however nobody paid heed to his requests.

Astonishingly, he mentioned, the title of one other accused within the case, Rao Shakeel, had been deleted from the ECL.

The petitioner has prayed to the courtroom to direct related authorities to take away his title from ECL and permit him to journey overseas for the aim of performing Umrah and medical remedy.

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