LAHORE - The Lahore High Court Chief Justice Khawaja Muhammad Sharif on Tuesday constituted a division bench to proceed with a suo motu case as two other petitions pending against the Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE), Lahore to question charging of Rs 450 result card fee. Sh Shahid Waheed advocate and legal advisor to the Board last day informed the court that two writ petitions on the same matter were already pending, therefore, notice may be issued to all boards in Punjab, so that a uniform policy may be made and no order may be passed without hearing them. The chief justice directed courts office to place the petitions along with the suo moto case before the division bench for hearing on November 30 and issue notices to all boards in the province. The bench comprises of Justice Ijazul Ahsan and the Chief Justice. On last hearing, Chief Secretary Punjab had informed the court BISE, Lahore was charging fee on issuance of result card due to some expensive measures adopted to check tempering of certificates. The CS said the board adopted various measures in order to check tempering of certificates and to improve characteristics in papers used for printing. The steps included printing of certificates on special security paper, insertion of water marks security thread, printing of water mark insignias, three folded printing of the certificate, printing of photograph of students and plastic lamination of the certificate. The reply further said previously all the education boards of the province used to issue Sanads free of fee but after taking these steps all were constrained to levy fee of Rs450 per student and this did not come within the purview of admission fee. Barrister Zafarullah Khan, appearing as friend of the court, filed a report on the matter and maintained that the levy of Rs450 on issuance of result card was in violation of newly inserted article 25-A of the constitution which bounds government to provide free education. He asked the court to set aside all such fees being charged by the board declaring unconstitutional. Receipts were also submitted by Security Printing Press Karachi in order to know the actual expense being beard by the BISE for issuance of the final certificates. The chief justice had taken suo motu notice on an appeal published in a national Urdu daily by principal, Allama Iqbal Public High School, Kasur. He complained that the BISE in order to collect revenue, started collecting a sum of Rs450 from each student under the so-called head of result card fee. case disposed of LHC Chief Justice Khwaja Sharif Tuesday disposed of a suo motu case earlier initiated on the abduction and torture incident of an Islamabad based journalist, Umar Cheema. Superintendent of Police (SP) Jamil Ahmad Hashmi told the court that the ministry of interior had formed an inquiry commission under the chairmanship of Justice Mian Najamuz Zaman (retired) of Lahore high Court to look into the matter. At it, Chief Justice observed, as the matter is benign inquired into by a retired judge of high court, therefore, suo motu proceedings are disposed of. Chief Justice Khawaja Muhammad Sharif had taken suo motu notice on a news report, according to which unidentified persons accompanied by personnel of elite police abducted Umar Cheema, reporter of an English daily, from sector I-8 Islamabad and kept him in six hour long detention. They subjected him to severe torture by hanging him nude upside down and also shaved his head and moustache. The abductors freed him giving threats of dire consequences if, he did not abandon writing stories against government.