PESHAWAR: According to details, on January 23, 2019, Arbab Ikram Ullah, through the mediation of Senior Advocate Javed Iqbal of the Supreme Court and High Court, submitted an application in the Peshawar High Court (PHC) for the provision of gas connection to Gulbela village on charsada road.
On which a two-member bench headed by the then Chief Justice Peshawar High Court late Justice Waqar seeth gave a decision, that the said case should be heard within five months, but despite this, the case was not heard.
After which lawyer Javed Iqbal Gulbela approached the High Court for contempt of court at the same time.
In this regard last Wednesday, a two-member bench consisting of Chief Justice Peshawar High Court Muhammad Ibrahim and Justice Waqar Ahmed Khan ordered the SNGPL officials to issue an immediate verdict on the contempt of the court case.
On this occasion High Court ordered that gas connection should be ensured to Gulbela village with 7 thousand people within two months.
On which the government said that there is a ban on new connections.
The Chief Justice remarked on this and said that there is no restriction for the High Court, there is already a decision regarding this which is still upheld, and which has not been overturned by the Supreme Court yet, therefore, today’s court order should be obeyed.