The Supreme Court declare prize schemes as illegal and ordered Pakistan Telecommunication Authority to take strict measures to control this illegal practice.
Supreme Court said that these companies are attracting people with their illegal prize schemes and packages and earning abnormal profits.
The three member bench of the Supreme Court issued a detailed decision on the cellular companies and said that introduction of such prize packages is crime, and that should be dealt rigidly.
Supreme Court in its length decision said that it is the violation of the Article of 294 of the Pakistan Penal Code. Under the said article these scheme are said to be criminal in nature and should be dealt with absolute measures.
The cellular companies in the name of the packages and schemes are drawing much huge profits. This comes under the head of deceiving the people to draw benefit out of them.
Supreme Court in its remarks said the PTA to strictly discredit the introduction of prize schemes by the cellular companies.
The mobile companies themselves approached the Supreme Court when PTA took action against them last year.
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