ISLAMABAD: The ideal courtroom withdrew contempt observe in opposition to the chairman of Federal Bureau of Bureau (FBR) inside mins of issuing it.

The 3-member bench headed via chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Ijazul Ahsan and Justice Faisal Arbab turned into irked by the bureau’s performance in a case pertaining to remote places properties owned by means of Pakistanis.

whilst the top judge requested for an update within the be counted, FBR knowledgeable that an audit for homes stated by means of Naushad Khan were released even as in addition probe had been initiated towards 14 out of 20 people who reside in Pakistan but owned homes inside the United Arab Emirates.


unsatisfied through the answer, Justice Ahsan remarked that the apex courtroom had no longer requested for the case to be noted a field officer. His commentary become echoed by means of Justice Nisar, who added that the bench had now not ordered an audit.

“We had tasked the team to affirm property owned through the individuals. It appears the FBR turned into unable to realize courtroom orders. They have got additionally wasted the work completed with the aid of the Federal investigation corporation (FIA),”  said the leader justice.

The SC issued a contempt note against FBR chairman and a member and gave it 3 days to reply. But, the attention turned into withdrawn upon member FBR’s request.

The bench additionally ordered FBR to post a file outlining measures taken within the Aleema Khan rely and adjourned the hearing until December 13.