The Peshawar High Court on Wednesday has issued arrest warrants of the Chief Executives, General Managers and Sales Directors of all the mobile operators in Peshawar – ARY News reports.
The Chief Justice (CJ) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa issued the orders after the officials had failed to appear before the court for the case regarding illegal SIMs in the province.
The CJ remarked that they don’t need investors that pose a threat to the integrity of Pakistan. He added that 80% of Afghan SIMs are being used in criminal activities.
The court also summoned the Inspector General of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Chief Secretary KP, Director General NAB (KP) and Federal Investigation Agency for the next hearing of the case.
Peshawar High Court (PHC) has banned for Afghanistan roaming of mobile SIMs in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Local TV reported.
Chief Justice Peshawar High Court Justice Dost Muhammad Khosa expressed dissatisfaction over NADRA record and ordered to issue identity cards to Afghan citizens.
The chief justice observed that Afghan mobile SIMs were being used in 90 percent crimes. The SIMs were being sold like ‘potatoes and tomatoes’. He said Pakistan does not need such foreign investors who are tax defaulters and weaken the bases of the country.
Representatives of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), interior ministry, mobile companies and Deputy Attorney General appeared before the court.