A Supreme Court bench is set to take up the matter related to the progress in implementation of the landmark judgement in the Asghar Khan case, DawnNewsTV reported on Tuesday.
During the case hearing scheduled for Wednesday, August 15, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Director General Bashir Memon will apprise the court of the developments in the case and submit the agency's findings in a report.
In the case, retired Air Marshal Asghar Khan had accused former army chief retired Gen Mirza Aslam Beg, and former intelligence chief retired Lt Gen Asad Durrani of corrupting the democratic process with money.
Close to 16 years after the petition was filed, the SC — in a judgement penned by former chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry — had ruled that the 1990 general elections had been polluted by dishing out Rs140 million to a particular group of politicians only to deprive the people of being represented by their chosen representatives.
The court had, however, thrown the ball back to the then PPP government by directing it to take necessary action under the Constitution and law against Beg and Durrani for their role in rigging the 1990 elections.
Any action is yet to be taken in the matter and the apex court, on June 2, sent notices to 21 army officials and politicians, including the accused men and ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif.
The attorney general has also been ordered by the court to be in attendance.