AJK judicial council terms CJ's restoration unconstitutional

Express April 06, 2010


The Supreme Judicial council of Azad Kashmir has declared presidential orders of the chief justice's restoration as unconstitutional.

The council has also declared the return of a reference against the chief justice as null and void and has suspended the implementation of presidential orders.

This was decided in an emergency meeting of the Supreme Judicial council.

The Supreme Court's registery office in Mir Pur has been closed for an indefinite period.

On the other hand non-functional chief justice Riaz Akhtar  is stilling sitting in his court.

Meanwhile, acting chief justice Manzoor Hussain Gillani and adhock judge Chaudhry Ibrahim Zia heard cases in Muzaffarabad.


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