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Airblue asked to present records of compensation paid to crash victims

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has asked the management of private airline Airblue to present the records for the compensation paid to the families of 136 victims of the 2010 Airblue crash. This order was issued during the hearing of the case related to the non-payment of compensation to the families of the victims.The lawyer representing Airblue informed the court that the airlines had already paid the promised amount to 142 victims and cheques of the remaining 10 have also been submitted to the court. He further said that each family has been given Rs 5 million in compensation.

On this, the CJP responded by saying that he will get the airline to also pay the markup to the victim families. Then the case was adjourned until the second week of June.

On Saturday the Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar ordered officials of the Airblue airline to pay the compensation promised to the families of the victims of 2010 crash over Margalla hills, Islamabad.

The court also demanded the list of all those affected by the tragedy along with compensation amount details. Court orders a report to be presented in the Karachi registry on Sunday along with the dues payable.

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