PESHAWAR – Peshawar High Court (PHC) has issued 15 days deadline to close all illegal SIMs while issuing notice to Chief Secretary, Secretary Interior and Inspector General Police Khyber Pukhtunkhwa (KP), PakistanTribe.com reports.
PHC issues the order during hearing of suo moto notice against illegal use of Afghan Mobile SIMs in Pakistan.
The court also ordered the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to produce 5 year record of SIMs selling in the country.
During the hearing the Court questioned about the law being used to activate Afghan SIMs in Pakistan.
Pakistani security and Intelligence agencies believe that the Afghan SIMs is a key communicational tool of terrorists used in sabotage peace especially in the kidnapping and ransom cases.