Commissioner can challenge permission for assembly in jail

LAHORE: The Lahore Excessive Court docket (LHC) on Wednesday heard petition over the ban on Folks’s Occasion leaders’ assembly with former president Asif Ali Zardari in Adiala Jail, ARY Information reported.

Justice Shahid Waheed heard a petition filed by Pakistan Peoples Occasion (PPP) chief Qamar Zaman Kaira looking for court docket instructions for assembly with the PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari in jail.

Superintendent Adiala Jail knowledgeable the court docket that the chief commissioner of Islamabad have authority to grant permission for assembly (with a prisoner in jail).

The bench directed the AAG to get directions from Commissioner Islamabad over the matter and seem earlier than the court docket tomorrow (Thursday).

The court docket in a earlier listening to directed the I.G. Prisons Punjab to submit reply over the ban on get together leaders’ assembly with Asif Ali Zardari in jail.

The petitioner submitted that former president Zardari was imprisoned at Adiala Jail Rawalpindi and authorities involved weren’t permitting him and different get together leaders to satisfy with him in jail regardless of varied requests for the aim. He submitted {that a} assembly may be held with any prisoner as per the regulation however the authorities not granting permission for assembly with the get together chief.

“His state of well being is poor and the get together leaders are involved about his well being situation,” the petition mentioned.



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