LAHORE – The Lahore High Court on Saturday admitted for hearing a petition seeking inquiry commission to probe into the financial irregularities in Punjab Chief Minister Yellow Cab Scheme.

A master degree holder lady Hina Eihtisham through her counsel Fakhir Razzaq has approached the Lahore High Court alleging financial irregularities in Yellow Cab Scheme. She stated that government had announced to deliver 20,000 cabs and collected about 70,000 applications for this purpose. She said government also fixed Rs3500 process fee and Rs10, 000 as advance amount for the cab. The petitioner alleged that Punjab government had purchased the vehicles form their ‘beloved’ car dealers and manufacturers. There were gross financial irregularities in the scheme and needed to be probed.

Ms Hina requested to constitute a commission to probe into the financial irregularities in the scheme. Meanwhile, the Lahore High Court Chief Justice on Saturday transferred and posted two district and sessions judge and four civil judges-cum-judicial magistrates in the province. According to the notification, the D&SJs include Muhammad Tanvir Mir from Bahawalpur to Nankana Sahib and Abdul Hafeez from Nankana Sahib to Bahawalpur.