How to file a Right to Information Request in Punjab, Pakistan

Amin Shah Gilani
7 min readMay 9, 2019

I decided to file a Right to Information request to the Punjab Police, this is what happened. This is on-going and the post will continuously be updated as new events occur.


  • April 1, 2019: I decide to file my request and start drafting a series of questions
  • April 18–25, 2019: I send my request
  • April 30, 2019: My request is delivered. Punjab Police now has 14 business days to respond to my request.
Amin Shah Gilani

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