The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) on Wednesday submitted its reply to the Islamabad High Court in the data leak case. In its reply, the SECP pleaded with the IHC to dismiss Additional Director SECP Arsalan Zafar’s petition challenging the constitution of a committee to investigate allegations of the sensitive data leak. Arsalan Zafar tried to mislead the judiciary by presenting false reports before the court, SECP said, adding that he had searched a data that was not for the public domain. He accessed the data illegally for 56 times from June 18 to 5th of August. He searched the data by names and CNIC numbers and obtained information about certain companies, SECP said and added that Arsalan Zafar among eight officers had been found guilty of Illegal access to the SECP data. It alleged Arsalan Zafar of ignoring the departmental inquiry into the case.