Over 2,200 cars registered in name of former Pak judge

WION Web Team Pakistan Oct 28, 2018, 07.54 AM(IST)

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After hearing the lawyer, the top court sought a reply from the secretary and director of the Punjab excise department within a week.

A former Pakistan judge named Sikandar Hayat was on Saturday found to have 2,200 cars registered under his name, news agency DAWN reported. 

The 82-year-old former judge received a chalaan a few days back for a car he did not own. According to his legal counsel, Hayat only owns one car. 

2,224 cars were registered in the name of my client," the counsel said, as quoted by ANI. 

Upon contacting the Punjab Excise and Taxation Department, it emerged that an eye-watering 2,224 vehicles had been registered in Hayat's name.

After hearing the lawyer, the top court sought a reply from the secretary and director of the Punjab excise department within a week.