LAHORE: Justice Abdul Sami Khan of the Lahore High Court would take up today (Friday) an appeal of model Ayyan Ali allegedly involved in money laundering.

Model Ayyan Ali has filed an appeal challenging proceedings against her before a Special Customs Courts (Rawalpindi). On Thursday, Justice Mahmood Maqbool took up the appeal but the model’s counsel Sardar Latif Khan Khosa pleaded the judge to refer the appeal to chief justice for its hearing before an appellate bench designated for cases related to customs matters.

He also submitted that since Justice Abdul Sami Khan was member of the appellate bench for customs cases, the instant appeal should be fixed before him. Justice Bajwa accepted the request and sent the appeal to chief justice for its fixing before the bench concerned the same day.–Staff Reporter