- "Govt doesn't privation to prosecute case," plea reads.
- PM Shehbaz announced withdrawal 2 days ago.
- Govt approved withdrawal of petition successful July past year.
The authorities of Pakistan Saturday filed a plea successful Supreme Court to retreat a curative reappraisal petition against Justice Qazi Faez Isa.
In its petition, the government stated that it wants to retreat the entreaty filed against the judgement of the country’s apical court.
“The authorities does not privation to prosecute this case,” the petition work seeking withdrawal of the lawsuit portion considering the requirements of justice.
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, 2 days earlier, announced the government's determination to telephone disconnected the reappraisal against Justice Isa dubbing it an enactment of state-led vengeance by the erstwhile Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) led regime.
"On my direction, the authorities has decided to retreat the Curative Review Petition against elder astir Judge of the Supreme Court, Justice Qazi Faez Isa," the premier wrote successful his tweet.
PM Shehbaz said that the curative reappraisal was based connected the sick volition to "harass and intimidate" Justice Isa astatine his predecessor's (Imran Khan) "behest".
A abstracted connection issued by the PM Office shared that a furniture gathering chaired by the premier had already fixed assent to taking backmost the reference. It added that Law Minister Azam Nazeer Tarar has been directed by the PM to instrumentality backmost the curative plea.
The national cabinet, successful July past year, had approved the withdrawal of the curative reappraisal petition.
In 2021, the Imran Khan-led authorities filed a curative reappraisal petition against the bid of the bulk successful the reappraisal petitions of Justice Qazi Faez Isa passed connected April 26 of the aforesaid year.
However, the registrar of the Supreme Court returned the instant petition aft raising objections to it, saying that erstwhile the reappraisal petition is decided, it cannot beryllium reviewed.