Govt files petition in SC for withdrawing appeal filed against the Shariat court decision regarding abolition of usury system


Government has filed the petition to withdraw the government appeal plea filed in the Supreme Court (SC) regarding the Shariat court decision against the usury.

In the miscellaneous petition filed by Suleman Akram Raja counsel for State Bank for withdrawing the state bank appeal it has been prayed that the miscellaneous petition in connection with withdrawal of appeal against the decision of Federal Shariat Court which is sub judice be approved.

Earlier the federal Shariat Court had ordered to abolish the usury system. State bank had filed appeal plea against this decision in SC.
The federal government had announced some days back to withdraw the appeal pleas filed in SC against the Shariat court decision. Following this announcement state bank through its counsel has filed petition in SC to withdraw the said appeal plea.