High court docket steps in, fixes case on July 16

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Courtroom on Friday mounted a petition looking for a probe into the video leak controversy involving accountability choose Arshad Malik for listening to on July 16.

A 3-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Asif Saeed Khosa, will take up the petition moved by Advocate Ishtiaq Ahmed Mirza looking for an investigation into the matter to “convey the reality to gentle.”

He requested the highest court docket to provoke contempt of court docket proceedings towards PML-N vp Maryam Nawaz and others for allegedly maligning the judiciary.

Mirza states within the petition that the leaked video, because it seems, raises questions over the judiciary’s independence.

It’s crucial to hold out a probe into the allegations hurled on the judiciary, he argues.

Decide Malik had already dismissed the accusations leveled towards him by Maryam Nawaz, the petitioner mentioned, including the allegation of a bribe supplied to the judicial officer by the previous prime minister’s sons to elicit a beneficial verdict is of a severe nature.

He contended Maryam’s press convention quantities to contempt of court docket, requesting the highest court docket to order the federal government to take measures to uphold the independence of the judiciary.

It’s noteworthy that the Islamabad Excessive Courtroom (IHC) determined at the moment to take away accountability choose Arshad Malik from his put up within the wake of an argument revolving across the leaked videotape of the choose.

Decide Malik, final 12 months in Dec, had handed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif seven years in jail within the Al-Azizia Metal Mills corruption case.

On July 6, Maryam Nawaz, addressing a presser, had claimed that the choose was coerced into convicting her father within the case.

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