Punjab is real owner of Koh-i-Noor Diamond, citizen moves LHC

02 Dec, 2015 6:54 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – A citizen has moved a petition in the Lahore High Court, contending that Punjab is the real owner of the Koh-i-Noor Diamond.

Barrister Javed Iqbal Jaffery, in the petition, stated that the diamond should be brought back from the British Queen.

He said that the British had sent the Koh-i-Noor Diamond to Britain after snatching it from then Punjab ruler Maharaja Ranjeet Singh. “Punjab and its residents are real owners of the diamond,” he contended.

He requested the court to issue order for bringing back the Koh-i-Noor Diamond.


The Federal Government, British Queen and High Commission have been made parties in the petition.




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