ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has set Saturday to hear former prime minister Imran Khan’s appeal against the registrar’s office’s objections to his petition seeking an inquiry into the “undercover” that led to the toppling of his government, ARY News reported .
According to details, SC Justice Sardar Tariq Masood will hear the PTI leader’s appeal in his chambers on January 24 (Tuesday).
In the petition, Imran Khan had asked the Supreme Court (SC) to set up a Memogate-style committee to investigate the “undercover”. However, the Supreme Court registry raised several objections and returned the petition.
The PTI president then appealed to the high court division against the secretariat’s objections.
Earlier in December, the Lahore High Court (LHC) issued a stay order on the Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) summons notice to former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan in an audio leak case.
Justice Asjad Javed Ghural was hearing the petition filed by PTI chief Imran Khan to challenge the jurisdiction of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to investigate the encryption audio leak case.
The apex court stayed the FIA’s summons notice to Imran Khan till further orders. The LHC judge also directed the intelligence agency to submit a detailed reply by December 19.