LHC allows PTI leader Shahbaz Gill to visit US for 4 weeks


Lahore High Court (LHC) has allowed PTI leader Shahbaz Gill to go to US for 4 weeks.

The petition against placing Shahbaz Gull name in ECL came up for hearing before a 3-member full court presided over by the Cheif Justice (CJ) LHC here Wednesday.

Chief Justice remarked under what law the name of petitioner was placed in ECL. What is such situation under which decision is taken to put the name in ECL. The petitoner case falls in what category.

The counsel for federal government said cases are registered in Islamabad against Shahbaz Gull His name has been placed in ECL on the request of Commissioner Islamabad. This matter relates to Islamabad. The court has no jurisdiction to hear it.

The counsel for Shahbaz Gill has filed application with federal government for removing his name from ECL. This matter will be discussed in the next meeting of the cabinet.

PTI leader Shahbaz Gill also appeared in the court during the hearing of the case.

The court while allowing Shahbaz Gull to go to US for 4 weeks has summoned reply from the federal government on the matter of including name of Shahbaz Gill in ECL.