What measures government had taken to bring Husain Haqqani back to Pakistan, SC asks

The Supreme Court, while hearing the Memogate case on Thursday, asked what measures the government had taken to bring back Husain Haqqani, a former Pakistani ambassador to the United States.

Last week, during the hearing of a case concerning the voting rights of overseas Pakistanis, Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar had been prompted to inquire about Haqqani’s whereabouts and order the resurrection of the controversial Memogate case.

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“Should we also give him [Haqqani] the right to vote?” the chief justice had wondered aloud while hearing the case.

“Why don’t we issue him [Haqqani] a notice and summon him to face the Memogate case,” the chief justice had then said, initiating a new round of review of the case.

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