LHC seeks govt’s reply on POL price hike


Hearing a petition against the recent increase in fuel price, the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday issued a notice to the federal government seeking its reply on the issue by September 27. Advocate Azhar Siddiq submitted the petition in the LHC against the constant hike in petroleum prices. The petitioner said the increase in fuel prices would push the inflation to new heights which would create a crisis in the country. During the hearing of the petition, the court issued notice to the federal government to submit its reply by September 27 in relation to the increase in the prices of petroleum products.