Supreme Court bars government from transfering DG FIA

Supreme Court bars government from transfering DG FIA

ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday barred establishment division from the transfer of DG Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Bashir Memon till the completion of probe in Asghar Khan case.

A three member bench of Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has directed Federal Investigation Agency to bust the groups involved in women trafficking. The bench was hearing a case pertaining to trafficking of women to Afghanistan.

The CJP remarked that a media hype occurred a day before regarding Memon’s transfer. “The secretary establishment should be told that strict action will be taken against violation of court’s orders,” he maintained.

On the occasion, the Director General FIA informed the court about the steps being taken for recovery of women trafficked to Afghanistan.