New developments reported over former ISI Chief Asad Durrani case in IHC

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New developments reported over former ISI Chief Asad Durrani case in IHC

ISLAMABAD: New developments reported over former ISI Chief Asad Durrani case in Islamabad High Court.

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday sough reply from the Interior ministry over plea of former chief of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Lieutenant General (retd) Asad Durrani to strike down his name from the Exit Control List (ECL).

A single bench of Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiani of the Islamabad High Court heard the petition. The Interior ministry was served notice to submit its reply over Asad Durrani’s petition till March 16, 2020.

Last year, in the month of May, the Interior ministry had placed Asad Durrani’s name on the Exit Control List (ECL).

The Pakistan army on Monday ordered a probe against former ISI chief Lt. Gen. (retd) Asad Durrani over his disclosures in a book co-authored by an erstwhile Research & Intelligence Wing (RAW) chief, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

Durrani, who served as the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) chief from August 1990 till March 1992, co-authored the book titled ‘The Spy Chronicles: RAW link, ISI and the Illusion of Peace’ with former Indian spy chief AS Dulat.

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