Former top cop in PEMRA serves with contempt of court notice

Rathore PEMRA

ISLAMABAD – The High Court in federal capital has issued contempt notice to acting head of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Pervez Rathore on the request of one private member.

According to the details gathered by our court correspondent on Friday, the notice sought Rathore’s respond within ten days.

Islamabad High Court (IHC)’s judge Justice Noorul Haq Qureshi issued the contempt notice when one private member of PEMRA, Fareeha Iftikhar, approached the court.

Its pertinent to mention here that in a previous hearing, court had ordered acting head of PEMRA to stop working. However, Rathore never ceased.

Rathore was a former Chief City Police Officer (CCPO) of Lahore now appointed as PEMRA’s acting head┬áby Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) federal government.

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