LAHORE: Additional District and Sessions Judge Zulfiqar Ali has adjourned the hearing of defamation suit against Special Adviser to the Prime Minister Shahbaz Gul till January 16.
The court is likely to file charges against Gul at the next hearing.
The defamation suit against Gul was filed by Platform Tourism Company, a company formed under the umbrella of Alberic Group.
The petition states that Al-Barrak is engaged in construction, waste management and transport business in Pakistan, Somalia and other countries. The petition states that the Albayark Group has introduced an 18-meter-long metro bus in Pakistan, which is better than a regular bus. However, Shahbaz Gul made a statement against the petitioner in a TV program on September 26, 2020, alleging that the petitioner had contracted the Metro Bus project with the government at a rate of 3. 3.68 per km. Out of which شہباز 1.85 was paid to Salman Shahbaz. Kilometers as a bribe. The petitioner said that the allegations of corruption were false and baseless. It said that Shahbaz Gul had alleged that the company was involved in corruption without any evidence and thus its reputation was affected.