NRO implementation: SC sets deadline by Jan 10

The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday extended the deadline till January 10, on the implementation of National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) verdict passed last year.

The five-member bench, headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, expressed disappointment over the non-implementation of the court’s judgement during the hearing of the case today.

Attorney General Maulvi Anwarul Haq and prosecutor general National Accountability Bureau (NAB) also attended the hearing; however, the law secretary was absent. The court said that the law secretary should be present in the next hearing to brief the court about the case.

The court also ordered Secretary Interior Raja Ahsan to appear before the court for concealing Ahmed Riaz Sheikh’s conviction in corruption cases to promote him.

The hearing has been adjourned till January 10.