ISLAMABAD: The federal authorities on Friday withdrew a notification pertaining to the 90-day suspension of Islamabad Mayor Sheikh Ansar Aziz, reported Express News.
A single bench of the Islamabad Excessive Courtroom (IHC). headed by Justice Mohsin Akhtar, heard the mayor’s petition for suspension and contempt of courtroom. Lawyer Kashif Malik appeared in courtroom on behalf of the mayor.
In the course of the listening to, Extra Lawyer Basic Tariq Khokhar apprised Justice Akhtar that he was giving an announcement to the courtroom in gentle of the federal government’s directions to withdraw the suspension notification towards the mayor.
The courtroom dismissed the petition associated to the suspension and contempt of courtroom submitted earlier by capital’s mayor.
Excessive courtroom reinstates Islamabad mayor, annuls suspension
Following the withdrawal of the notification by the federal government, Aziz has been reinstated completely.
Earlier this yr, the IHC directed for Islamabad mayor to be reinstated on his submit.
The courtroom annulled the 90-day suspension notification issued by the federal government on allegations of corruption.
The Islamabad advocate-general said earlier than the courtroom that the federal cupboard suspended the mayor on the suggestions of the Native Authorities Fee.
Aziz was accused of corruption within the Rs42 million contract of intercity bus terminals – 5 bus stations in numerous components of town – that the Metropolitan Company Islamabad (MCI) had awarded final yr, the courtroom was knowledgeable.