IHC gives PTM worker Gullalai Ismail more time to submit documents

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ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) adjourned the hearing in the case pertaining to the placement of Pashtun Tahafuz Movement’s (PTM) worker Gullalai Ismail in the Exit Control List (ECL), giving her more time for the preparation of the case.

A single bench of IHC  led by Justice Athar Minallah took up the case for hearing on Monday. At the inception of hearing Attiq Suleman advocate counsel for the petitioner appeared in the court. He maintained that her client needs more time for filing additional documents.

The court while accepting his plea adjourned the hearing of the case till October 30.

It merits mention here that female worker of PTM was arrested on her return to Pakistan on October 12, 2018.  Later she was released after the protest was voiced.

She approached IHC following placement of her name in ECL and she made director general FIA, Passport and Immigration and ECL section of the ministry of interior respondents in her petition.

She has asked the court to nullify the orders for placement of her name in ECL and return her passport.