Seven SC benches formed amid govt's no-trust

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A wide presumption of the Supreme Court of Pakistan successful Islamabad, Pakistan April 4, 2022. PHOTO: REUTERS


Despite the conjugation authorities expressing its deficiency of assurance successful the Supreme Court seat proceeding the polls hold case, Chief Justice of Pakistan Umar Ata Bandial has formed 7 of them to perceive cases successful Islamabad adjacent week.

On April 3, a apical tribunal peculiar bench, comprising CJP Bandial, Justice Ijazul Ahsan and Justice Muneeb Akhtar, volition perceive the petition filed by the PTI against the hold successful the elections successful Punjab.

According to the origin database issued by the SC Registrar’s Office, 7 benches volition perceive the cases astatine the Islamabad main seat.

The archetypal seat volition comprise the CJP himself and Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar; Justice Isa and Justice Yahya Afridi successful the 2nd one; the 3rd seat volition comprise Justice Sardar Tariq Masood, Justice Aminuddin Khan and Justice Athar Minallah; Justice Ijazul Ahsan and Justice Hasan Azhar Rizvi connected the 4th one; the 5th seat volition comprise Justice Mansoor Ali Shah and Justice Jamal Mandokhail; Justice Muneeb Akhtar and Justice Mazahar Akbar Naqvi successful the sixth one; and the seventh seat volition comprise Justice Ayesha Malik and Justice Shahid Waheed.

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On April 4, a three-member peculiar bench, headed by Justice Akhtar, volition perceive the petitions filed successful transportation with the Federal Government Employees Housing Authority (FGEHA) and the argumentation astir the allotment of plots to bureaucrats and judges successful Sector F-14 and F-15 of Islamabad.

On February 3, 2021, the Islamabad High Court declared the allotment of plots to judges, bureaucrats and authorities employees successful the peculiar sectors of the national superior arsenic “unconstitutional”.

The IHC verdict had affected six sitting judges and galore retired ones.

In March, the SC expressed its astonishment implicit the IHC initiating suo motu proceedings successful an FGEHA strategy case.

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On April 5, important cases volition beryllium heard successful the apex tribunal including that of the bail cancellation of erstwhile Balochistan wellness curate Rehmat Saleh Baloch successful a National Accountability Bureau (NAB) notation against him.

The erstwhile provincial curate faces charges of opening slope accounts successful the sanction of his brothers, relatives and low-ranking employees to transportation embezzled wealth into them.

A two-member bench, headed by Justice Ahsan, volition besides perceive the petitions filed against the dismissal of the instrumentality officers sacked by the Punjab caretaker government.

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