SC nullifies LHC order on informing Hamza Shahbaz before his arrest


Supreme Court (SC) has nullified the Lahore High Court (LHC) order of informing Hamza Shahbaz before his arrest remarking there is no condition of informing the accused before his arrest in the law.

Justice Ijaz ul Ahsan remarked LHC order for informing the accused before arrest runs contrary to law. The order for informing Hamza Shahbaz 10 days before his arrest should not be used as court’s precedent.

The SC has wrapped up the case being the LHC order ineffective.

A 3-member bench of SC presided over by Justice Ijaz ul Ahsan took up for hearing NAB petition field against LHC order.

The LHC had ordered that Hamza Shahbaz be informed before his arrest in Saaf pani, Ramzan Sugar mills and assets cases.