Video leak case: It has develop into tradition to boost allegations with out proofs, remarks CJP

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Asif Saeed Khosa whereas listening to various petitions in search of a probe into the video leak controversy that resulted within the elimination of accountability decide Arshad Malik, has remarked that the courtroom doesn’t take suo-moto notices on anybody’s calls for, reported ARY Information on Tuesday.

“The courtroom doesn’t take instructions from anybody”, the CJP remarked.

A 3-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Asif Saeed Khosa is listening to the petitions. Different members of the bench embrace Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Justice Umar Ata Bandial.

On the outset of the listening to, advocate Ishtiaq Mirza stated PML-N chief Maryam Nawaz in her press convention on July 6, raised severe allegations over Decide Arshad Malik.

Advocate Ishtiaq Ahmed Mirza and two different residents moved separate petitions within the apex courtroom in search of an investigation into the matter to “convey the reality to mild.”

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Mirza acknowledged that the leaked video, because it seems, raised questions over the judiciary’s independence.

To this, the CJP remarked that the courts don’t take suo-moto notices on calls for. “It has develop into a tradition to boost allegations in opposition to anybody with out having concrete proofs”, he continued.

Decide Malik had already dismissed the accusations leveled in opposition to him by PML-N vice chairman Maryam Nawaz, the petitioner stated, including the allegation of bribe provided to the judicial officer by the previous prime minister’s sons to elicit a beneficial verdict is of a severe nature.

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

Decide Arshad Malik was faraway from his publish on the advice of the Islamabad Excessive Court docket (IHC) final week following an argument revolving across the leaked videotapes purportedly displaying him taking to a PML-N sympathiser.

Decide Malik, final yr 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 decide was coerced into convicting her father within the case.

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