LAHORE - Chairman Drug Court Rana Abdul Shakoor has sought personal appearance of the chief drug inspector Punjab and the deputy director general health (Federal) in a case of illegal business of drugs and sought reports from the chairman PEMRA and DCO about the steps taken to stop these nefarious activities that, the judge says, are playing havoc in abundance with the lives of innocent people. The judge wondered that quack doctors were not only indulged in the business of illegal medicines but they are also using electronic and print media for advertisement of their 'business' but authorities concerned are playing the role of a silent spectator by turning a blind eye to the situation. The judge made these observations while hearing a petition moved by Asghar against the sealing of Asghar Hospital owned by him. It was transpired to the court that the accused was not a doctor and was previously convicted in the similar offences. In order to ascertain the performance of different departments in this regard, the court also sought personal appearance of the chief drug inspector Punjab and deputy director general health (Federal) on October 23. The court also directed the secretary District Quality Control Board Lahore and the federal drug inspector to appear before the court along with relevant record. The court has also sought a report from the chairman PEMRA and DCO Lahore about what steps have been taken to stop illegal advertisement of illegal business. The court also allowed Drug Inspector Syed Amir Ali to seek copies of permission letter from the administration of electronic channels concerned regarding running the advertisement of medicines. The drug inspector told the court that accused Asghar was previously convicted in a case of illegal advertisement and another case is also pending in the drug court. The court also directed him to send the sample of confiscated medicines to the laboratory for through analysis and submit a complete list of sealed items on next date of hearing. Shop gutted Clothes worth thousands of rupees reduced to ashes when fire broke out in a tailor's shop at Ashiqabad, Nizam Din Road here Sunday. According to a spokesman of Rescue 1122, two units of fire brigade reached the spot and controlled the fire after hectic efforts. However, no loss of life was reported. Cause behind the fire was stated to be short-circuiting.