ISLAMABAD - Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Wednesday informed the National Assembly that Rs20.501 million fee has so far been paid to the lawyers engaged in the High Treason case against former president Pervez Musharraf.
Ch. Nisar, in a written reply, informed the house that Rs 10.50 million fee has been paid to 12-member prosecution team and Rs 10 million to 11-member constitution team.
Responding to a question posed by PTI lawmakwer Shafqat Mehmood, Nisar said the head of legal team Muhammad Akram Sheikh has been paid only Rs 999 as fee.
Naseer ud Din Khan Nayyer Advocate has been paid Rs 5000,000. Sardar Asmatullah Advocate, Tayyab Jafri Advocate and Ishtiaq Ibrahim Advocate have been paid Rs 1000,000 each. Barrister Natalya Kamal Advocate, Barrister Sajeel Sheryar, Mian Moazzam Habib and Ch Hasan Murtaza Mann have been paid Rs 500,000 each as fee. Likewise, Faraz Raza Advocate and Muhammad Haider Imtiaz Advocate have been paid Rs 250,000 each.
About the fee paid to the constitution team, the Minister said Tariq Hassan Advocate, Ch Muhammad Ikram Advocate and Ishtiaq Ibrahim Advocate have been paid Rs 100,000 each as fee. Nasir ud Din Khan Nayyer Advocate, Natalya Kamal Advocate, Barrister Sajeel Sheryar Advocate and Chaudhry Hasan Murtaza Mann Advocate have been paid Rs 500,000 each. Fara Raza Advocate and Muhammad Haider Haider Imtiaz advocate have been paid Rs 250,000 each.
Barrister Sharjeel Adnan Sheikh Advocate, according to the written documents, had not got any fee as member of the prosecution team and Barrister Raheel Kamran and Naeem Qureshi were not paid any fee as members of constitutional team.