Judicial Activism Panel has filed the petition in the Lahore High Court through Advocate Azhar Siddique and asked the court to declare the increase in POL prices as null and void.
The petitioner argues that the ruling coalition has increased the prices of petroleum products, despite fall in the international market.
The petition further stated that no concrete reasons were provided for the increase in prices of petroleum products, asking the Lahore High Court (LHC) to declare the hike null and void.
According to a notification issued by the Finance Division, the price of petrol saw an increase of Rs2.07, high-speed diesel by Rs2.99 per litre. The price of kerosene oil increased up to Rs10.92 per litre while light diesel jacked up by Rs9.79.
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