Peshawar high court starts hearings against the case of BISE Peshawar

Peshawar: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) had issued a notice on Monday to Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) chairman board of Peshawar. PHC had started taking explanations for the appointment of the assistant controller of the board by the then chief minister after the expiry of assistant controller’s tenure in violation of the criteria for the post. 

The 10th class results of Board of Intermediate and Secondary education Peshawar is going to be declared soon but after this sort of violation may be the result would not be declared on time.

A two-member bench consisting Justice Ishtiaq Ibrahim and Justice Muhammad Ayub directed the case to stop the assistant controller from assuming the charge of his office. 

The Peshawar High Court (PHC) directed the controlling authority and the board chairman to submit a reply within seven days.

Senior Superintendents of BISE Peshawar including Muhammad Younas, Bashir, and Khisro Khan has filed the petition for the case of an assistant controller on deputation by and then chief minister as controlling authority.  They all said it was a clean promotion post in the board. 

During the arguments in the petition case, Isa Khan, the lawyer, submitted that the then chief Pervez Khan Khattak had appointed one Luqman on deputation as assistant controller of the board on May 30 while his tenure ended on May 28, which is illegal, unlawful and illegitimate.

Isa Khan submitted that the Peshawar High Court had already issued a stay order on the post. He contended that assistant controller post in BPS-17 was neat and clean promotion post on which the petitioners had to be promoted. He also submitted to the court the then chief minister was a controlling authority of the board, appointed the respondent against the law and rules.  

After the hearings from petitioner lawyer, the two-member bench directed Shakeela Advocate, legal advisor of the Board of Intermediate and Secondary education Peshawar to ensure submission of comments in the case within seven days. The case has adjourned the case till June 26.  

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