PDM main Maulana Fazlur Rehman has lamented the “biased attitude” of Chief Justice of Pakistan Umar Ata Bandial and 2 other judges — Justice Ijazul Ahsan and Justice Munib Akhtar — who are portion of the apex tribunal seat proceeding the PTI’s petition against postponement of elections successful Punjab.
“Some judges intelligibly privation to springiness alleviation to Imran Khan and privation his party's stance to beryllium ‘vindicated’ astatine immoderate cost,” helium alleged portion addressing the media successful Lahore connected Saturday.
His connection came pursuing a consultative gathering of the conjugation parties to sermon the ongoing concern successful airy of a deepening judicial situation successful the country.
The huddle presided implicit by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif expressed its deficiency of assurance successful the three-member Supreme Court seat and demanded the apical tribunal to represent a afloat tribunal to perceive the Punjab elections hold case.
Fazl said the “biased attitude” of the judges portion of the three-member has “divided” the Supreme Court and demanded them to recuse themselves from Punjab elections hold lawsuit connected motivation grounds.
“The main justness is advising america that this substance should beryllium resolved done statement but helium himself has divided the honourable court,” helium remarked.
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He besides refused to clasp talks with PTI main Imran Khan, saying nary negotiations would instrumentality spot with the “criminal brought into powerfulness done rigging”.
Fazl said contiguous it is being said that the Constitution required that elections should beryllium held wrong 90 days of the dissolution of the provincial legislature.
“Why was this not a request of the Constitution erstwhile this tribunal allowed dictator Pervez Musharraf to hold elections for 3 years?” helium asked.
The census is taking spot successful the state and delimitation of the constituencies volition beryllium carried retired based connected caller elector lists, helium said, adding that if polls were held earlier the census, the caller voters would not capable to formed their ballot.
The PDM main besides urged the country’s apical tribunal to grip “matters cautiously and not go a party”.