ISLAMABAD: CJP Saqib Nisar during a hearing asked why was former Chief Minister given a bulletproof car.
CJP Saqib Nisar was hearing a case against provision of luxury vehicles to federal and provincial ministers beyond their entitlement. The case was being heard by a three-member bench under CJP Nisar in Supreme Court. During the suo motu case hearing, CJP Nisar had asked under which law was Shehbaz Sharif given a bulletproof car?
To which the Chief Secretary Punjab replied that Shehbaz Sharif had many security threats. He said in lights of the threats he was given a bulletproof car. To which CJP Nisar commented please tell the bench where does it say that bullet proof cars should be given to those facing security threats.
CJP Nisar also criticized against the checkpoints installed outside Shehbaz Sharif’s Model Town residence in Lahore. He said that checkpoints have been set up where there was a park for children.
Replying to this the chief secretary of Punjab said that the park is now being used as a parking space for cars. He further added that the checkpoints have been taken out from there.
To which the CJP said that video should be taken of the park as evidence to prove whether the checkpoints are there anymore or not.