ISLAMABAD Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry took suo moto notice on an appeal of the family of a kidnapped teacher. According to details, Sanaullah, a retired principal of Govt Higher Secondary School, No 1, Peshawar City, was kidnapped from Spina Wari village when he was offering Fajr prayers on April 19 a local mosque. The kidnappers later demanded Rs30 million as ransom and threatened the family of the dire consequences in case they approached the police. The FIR has been lodged but, so far, the kidnapped teacher has not been recovered. They further requested the Chief Justice to take notice of the incident. Taking notice, the Chief Justice directed the IGP of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to give his comments in the matter on August 10, 2010. Meanwhile, the Chief Justice took another suo moto notice on the appeal of Muhammad Iqbal Lali, Vice President PML-Q (Youth Wing) regarding the registration of fake cases. The PML-Q leader said that more than dozen FIRs had been registered against his family at the behest of his political rival during last few months. He said that his family had been victimised politically and 13 cases of murder and dacoity had been registered to put pressure on him to quit party. He said that in 11 cases out of 13, he has been declared innocent. In his appeal he further alleged that such baseless cases were reregistered against him at the behest of PPP local parliamentarians. He appealed to the Chief Justice to take notice.