Pakistan`s SC directed officials to ensure former Ambassador to US Husain Haqqani`s presence in court.
If Haqqani does not appear in court, the government can proceed with the trial, said Justice Asif Khosa.
Forensic experts have reached the Pakistan High Commission in London to examine the handsets.
Haqqani said in the application submitted in the Islamabad HC that he wished to be excused on grounds of bad health.
The former Ambassador to the US has filed an appeal in the apex court to be allowed
to depose via a video link.
JKLF chairman Mohammad Yasin
Malik will travel to Pakistan on Saturday to depose before the
Special Commission, constituted by the Supreme Court of the
neighbouring country, probing the `Memogate`.
Ijaz also said Haqqani was using two SIMs for official and private purposes.
Ijaz made the claim while deposing via video link from
London before Pak SC appointed commission
Mansoor Ijaz arrived at the Pakistan High Commission in London to testify before the commission via video link.
Mansoor Ijaz, one of the key figures in the memo scandal, has lived up to his track record of shifting goal posts whenever things get sticky.
Pakistan`s commission, which is investigating the memogate scandal, on Tuesday summoned Interior Minister Rehman Malik for making “controversial” statements pertaining to the row.
Mansoor Ijaz was scheduled to appear before the Pakistani judicial commission probing the Memogate scandal on January 24.
Mansoor Ijaz’s arrival in Pakistan now seems to be doubtful, even after the grant of visa to the Pakistani-American businessman.
Controversial Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz has declined to say when he would travel to Islamabad.
Mansoor Ijaz has been asked to appear in Pakistan before a judicial panel probing the memo scandal on January 24.
Foreign Office spokesman Abdul Basit rejected media reports that Ijaz had applied for a visa to Pakistani embassy in Switzerland.
A music video has surfaced featuring Mansoor Ijaz acting as a commentator for a naked female wrestling bout.
Ijaz said some people in Pakistan were trying to delay his visit but they are just wasting time.
Pakistani-American businessman, Mansoor Ijaz, who is at the centre of the Memogate controversy has been granted visa to travel to Pakistan to testify before a judicial panel.
Husain Haqqani`s lawyer Zahid Bokhari on Monday said that his client`s phones are missing.
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