Malik exempted from court's attendance
A local court of Karachi has issued notice to Election Commission (EC) in dual nationality case against interior minister Rehman Malik and granted exemption to the interior minister from appearing before it.
Interior Minister Rehman Malik along with additional chief secretary for interior Wasim Ahmad appeared in the court of district and sessions judge South Ahmad Saba Thursday.
The petitioner Election Commission and other accused persons were not present in the court on this occasion.
The court expressed displeasure over non completion of case file and directed provincial election commission not only to remain present in the court on next hearing but also provide attested copy of Supreme Court decision to it because the case can not be heard without it.
The court asked interior minister not to come to court on next hearing if he wills so and obtain the information in this connection through his counsels. Court will summon him if need arises, court added.