SHC questions FIA action against Karachi software house.

KARACHI -- The Sindh High Court (SHC) directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to submit comments on a petition questioning its jurisdiction to take action against a software house in Karachi.

Justice Naimatullah Phulpoto of the SHC asked the FIA to explain under what law it took action against the petitioner. The investigation officer replied that the FIA laws on fraud empower the agency to deal with such crimes. At this, the court directed the FIA lawyer to forward his arguments in this regard at next hearing.

The FIA submitted a reply to the petition, which the court...

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