IHC announces verdict in federal ombudsman Mushtaq Sukhera removal case

IHC announces verdict in federal ombudsman Mushtaq Sukhera removal case
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ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court has announced verdict in federal ombudsman Mushtaq Sukhera removal case.

The Islamabad High Court on Friday issued a stay order on the federal government's notification removing former federal tax ombudsman Muhstaq Sukhera.

The court ordered that the law ministry notification removing Mushtaq Sukhera would remain suspended until the next hearing.

It ordered Sukhera not to exercise his authority as tax ombudsman until the next hearing despite being restored.

The court further issued notices to the law ministry, the secretary of the President of Pakistan, and the principal secretary of the Prime Minister of Pakistan, seeking replies from the respondents within two weeks.

The hearing was subsequently adjourned.

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