LAHORE Mr Justice Ijaz Ahmad Chaudhry of the Lahore High Court on Tuesday issued notice to nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan on a Federal government petition pleading for restraining the scientist from giving media interviews and meeting people without security clearance. Advocate Ahmar Bilal Soofi, on behalf of Federation of Pakistan, submitted that AQ Khan should be prevented from giving interviews, meeting people and moving around without security clearance. The counsel also requested the court to order immediate investigation into the claims by the author of Washington Post story about Dr. Khan being in authorised communication with him. 'Dr Khan should either deny or admit the claims made by Washington Post that he has been providing information to Simon Henderson who eventually was the source of these articles, the counsel said. Soofi further said that the matter being of utmost importance and pertaining to the national security and defence of Pakistan deserved to be investigated thoroughly. The judge issued notice to Dr. Khan for Jan 25th.