OUR STAFF REPORTER LAHORE - The Lahore High Court on Monday issued notice to Provincial Secretary Finance Punjab, Secretary Schools and Secretary Local Government for appearance on June 15 on a contempt of court petition. The petition was filed by a teacher aggrieving that the court verdict earlier passed on granting the teachers Big City Allowance is not being implemented. Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed passed this order on a contempt petition filed by Abdul Rasheed, senior headmaster at Government High School Raiwind Road, submitting that secretary local government and community development had issued a notification on June 29, 2005 with regard of giving 'Big City Allowance to all teachers serving within the limits of City District Government Lahore. But the said allowance was never being paid to the teachers, therefore, a writ petition was filed before the high court, he said. He said the court allowing the petition on November 14, 2008 had directed the secretary finance to issue notification for the grant of the allowance. However, the secretary had filed an appeal against the said order but the same was dismissed. He said that the order of the single bench had attained finality as no any other appeal was pending before the high court and the Supreme Court. The petitioner said that he again approached the court against not implementing the court orders but the court disposed of the plea after a law officer told the court that the order had been complied with. The petitioner prayed to the court to summon the respondents in person and contempt proceedings may be started against them. After hearing the arguments, the court issued notice to the said secretaries to appear before the court on June 15 to explain that why not they be proceeded for committing contempt of court allegedly by means of flouting the court orders. FOREIGN?WOMAN: An Additional District and Sessions judge Khizer Hayyat on Monday awarded one-year imprisonment along with a fine of Rs 10,000 to a Philippine lady namely Seti Tamanas on her confession of trafficking capsules containing 903 grams banned drugs. Custom Police had registered case against the aforementioned female when she was caught red-handed at Wahga Border during checking of Samjhota Express by Custom Police. On Monday, she made confession of her crime before the court, and court also announced that in case of non-payment of the fine she would undergo 15-day imprisonment further.