ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders got a temporary relief from the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday suspended the Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) notification of placing the names of Shahzad Akbar, Shahbaz Gill and four others on the “no-fly-list”.
Former PM aides Shahbaz Gill, Shahzad Akbar had approached the Islamabad High Court (IHC) earlier in the day, requesting the high court to dismiss the ban. Later, the IHC also suspended the ban against former principal secretary Azam Khan, Imran’s ex-focal person on digital media Dr Arslan Khalid, and Mohammad Nafees Gohar.
The IHC issued a notification to the interior secretary and the director general of the FIA, and further ordered them to reveal the authority under which the petitioners’ names had been placed on the ‘stop list’.
The high court adjourned the hearing of the case till tomorrow.