Cheif Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar summoned former Railways Minister Khwaja Saad Rafique on next hearing and asked where is ‘Channay wala’? referring to Khwaja Saad Rafique.
The Chief justice heard suo motu notice of losses suffered by Pakistan Railways in the Supreme Court at Lahore Registry.
The figure was quoted by an audit officer who also presented the department’s forensic audit report to the SC.
The audit officer also told the SC that only 50 railway stations had been computerized out of 500 in the country. The officer said that the department was incurring so many losses because Railway officials were irresponsible.
The forensic audit report also revealed that 70 percent of the department’s revenues goes towards pensions of retired officers.