ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court (SC) forbidding Zafar Abbas Lak, Director General of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to meddle into the investigations regarding the banned chemical case, directed Brigadier Faheem to continue with the probe, SAMAA reports Tuesday.
Heading a three member-bench hearing of the ephedrine case, Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry said the court had already gave a go-ahead to Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) Director-General Brigadier Faheem to accomplish the probe; the challan should have been produced by now after the completion of the investigations.
The apex court barred Zafar Abbas, who is currently functioning as Secretary Narcotics, from interfering into he case and warned that his powers will be curtailed if he does not keep himself away from the involvement.
The ANF’s investigation officer Brig. Faheem said some hurdles are being poked even now, as the list of visitors at the Prime Minister is not being made available to him.
Directing the ANF’s official to move the law against such impediments in consultation with his counsel, the Chief Justice Chaudhry remarked the law empowers him (Faheem) to elicit all concerning details.
Faheem asserted before the bench that two vital witnesses were picked up to extort statements in favor of Prime Minister's Principal Secretary Khushnood Lashari.
An officer Tanveer Ahmed said Magistrate Kamran registered his statement at the DC Office.
Justice Jawwad S. Khwaja remarked that the FIA has nothing to do with this case; even if it recorded some statements, they enjoy no legal status. SAMAA
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