Punjab companies’ scam: LHC issues notices to heads of 56 companies


LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday issued notices to heads of 56 companies in the alleged Rs80 bn scam case and has sought clarification till November 14.

According to reports, LHC Chief Justice (CJ) Mansoor Ali Shah asked the government officials about the motive behind the formation of companies despite the presence of a municipal system.

Shah hinted at the constitution of a larger bench to proceed with the hearings.

He asked, “How can a secretary become a company’s head and withdraw double salary?” while posing another question about the procedure regarding the audit of these companies.