Supreme Court halts FIA probe into Peshawar BRT project for the third time – Research Snipers

Supreme Court halts FIA probe into Peshawar BRT project for the third time

The top court of the country stopped the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) from investigating the irregularities in the Peshawar BRT project.

According to the details, the Supreme Court of Pakistan stopped FIA to investigate the project as the PTI-led provincial government of KP asked the matter to be adjourned.

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A three-member bench of the top court of the country headed by Justice Umar Ata Bandial heard the appeals filed by the provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) as well and the Peshawar Development Authority (PDA).

The details said that the appeals challenged the order, earlier passed by the Peshawar High Court (PHC) directing the Federal Investigating Agency (FIA) to investigate different aspects of the Peshawar BRT project.

It is pertinent to mention here that the apex court of Pakistan maintained its interim order for the third time, halting the investigation being conducted by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in the alleged irregularities in the Peshawar BRT project.

Earlier, on February 3, the Supreme Court of Pakistan passed an interim order, restraining the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) from conducting the investigation, and later on March 17, the court maintained its interim order.

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