The Sindh Excessive Court docket Bar Affiliation (SHCBA) on Thursday condemned a “misconduct reference” in opposition to Supreme Court docket’s Justice Faez Isa within the Supreme Judicial Council.
The reference was despatched by President Arif Alvi, based on media experiences on Tuesday. The decide had subsequently written a letter to Alvi, expressing displeasure over leaking of the stated reference to media, evaluating it to its “character assassination”.
Throughout SHCBA common physique assembly on Thursday, the affiliation handed a decision in opposition to the reference and referred to as it “malicious” and aimed toward “undermining the independence of the judiciary and rule of regulation”.
Justice Isa is likely one of the “most trustworthy and upright judges of the Supreme Court docket” with “unimpeachable integrity and impeccable authorized pedigree, which is counterblast of the Quetta carnage fee report and judgment of the Faizabad dharna”, learn the decision.
It additionally lauded the resignation of Extra Lawyer Normal Zahid F Ebrahim, who resigned to protest the reference.
The decision additionally rejected the “strain techniques” being employed by the federal government and demanded that the reference be withdrawn.