Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal arrived at the Islamabad High Court on Monday as a hearing into the Faizabad protest went underway after the court remarked on his absence.
Earlier, the high court had expressed its displeasure when the minister had failed to appear for the hearing. The minister had been ordered to appear before the court within 15 minutes before the hearing was adjourned for a break.
During the hearing, Inspector General Khalid Khattak, Chief Commissioner Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta and Deputy Commissioner Captain (retired) Mushtaq were present in court.
The high court has also summoned Director General Intelligence Bureau Aftab Sultan and secretary commander of the Inter-Services Intelligence.