Bilal Babar Khokhar v. Islamabad (WP No. 1517-2013)

Local enforcement officials visited a café in Islamabad that was offering shisha (water pipe smoking). The café asked the court to prevent further enforcement actions. The court dismissed the case, noting that the café’s owner had previously been convicted of violating the 2002 law on the Prohibition of Smoking and Protection of Non-Smokers Health. Since that conviction is still in effect and the café’s owner was not able to point to any illegal actions by enforcement officials, his claim was dismissed.