ISLAMABAD: Adjourning the hearing of the plea filed against Special Court’s verdict of returning model Ayyan Ali’s passport in currency smuggling case, the Islamabad High Court on Monday issued directives to counsels in the matter to ensure presence during next date of hearing.
Ayyan Ali was apprehended from Islamabad Benazir International Airport on March 14, 2015 during an alleged attempt to smuggle more than half a million dollars in cash. Trial is underway in the Special Court in the matter; however, accepting plea the court had delivered her passports to her on superdari.
The customs department of the Federal Board of Revenue had challenged the Special Judge Rawalpindi’s decision for returning passports to model Ayyan Ali on superdari.
Source: Business Recorder