Lahore (Staff Report): Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday took suo motu notice over production of Punjab University former vice-chancellor Mujahid Kamran and other professors in handcuffs.
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) arrested Kamran on Thursday for alleged corruption during his tenure.
The CJ took notice, after photos of the former Punjab University vice-chancellor in handcuffs went viral. The case will be heard today at the Supreme Court’s Lahore registry.
CJP has summoned NAB Lahore director general and the deputy inspector general (DIG) operations to appear before the court on Saturday.
Meanwhile, NAB Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has also directed DG NAB Lahore to launch an inquiry into the case.
The former Punjab VC had appeared before NAB Lahore office to record his statement on October 11, where he was taken into custody by the bureau officials.
Mujahid Kamran is accused of carrying out gross irregularities during his tenure at the university. He is alleged to appoint a number of employees in the university in violation of the laws.
Besides, he is accused of being responsible for the illegal appointment of his wife Shazia Qureshi as the principal of Punjab University Law College.
The former VC and six other accused were handed to NAB on a 10-day physical remand by the court on October 12.