ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has reserved its verdict in the Chairman NADRA Dismissal Case. During the hearing of the case, public prosecutor said that the appointment of Tariq Malik was made on political basis, while the defence counsel stated that the allegations against his client could not be proved – ARY News reports.
According to details, the IHC reserved the verdict on the case after a 9 hours long hearing on Friday. Tariq Malik’s attorney Babar Sattar said that the corruption charges against his client could not be proved in the court and he will remain at his post until the announcement of the court’s verdict.
During the hearing, Akram Sheikh presented his arguments on behalf of the Federal Government and said that a gazetted officer is appointed after passing the exam of Public Service Commission (PSC), whereas Chairman NADRA Tariq Malik was appointed on political grounds.
He alleged that the Chairman received bribe for destabilizing the Government and he is also having 4 passports which is a violation of the law.
Justice Noor ul Haq Qureshi inquired from Akram Sheikh that why did the Federation think of removing the Chairman from his post after so much of time as he was appointed in June this year.
Moreover, the IHC Judge summoned the summary of the appointment of Tariq Malik from the establishment division and reserved the verdict in the case.