Medical colleges fee hike case: CJP summons Punjab governor’s son
Chief of Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar has summoned the son of Governor of Punjab Rafique Rajwana in suo moto case of fee hike in medical colleges.
The CJP ordered it after a female advocate told the court that after she submitted application of fee hike in the court, she received threatening calls from governor’s son and owners of private medical colleges.
Upon this the CJP remarked that he will see into it whether constitution allowed him to summon son of governor or not.
Later he issued summon orders.
Furthermore, the owners and CEOs of medical colleges appeared before the court today. During the hearing Justice Nisar observed that earlier he was told that maximum fee of private medical college in Rs 642,000 but today he was informed that it is as high as Rs 0.9 million.
“The Supreme Court will now decide the fee structure and procedure of the private medical colleges,” he remarked.