Haqqani's review petition: Hearing adjourned for indefinite period

Nine-member bench admits application filed by Asma Jehangir seeking time to deliberate over points in petition.


Express January 17, 2012

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday adjourned the hearing of former Ambassador to US Husain Haqqani’s review petition regarding the Memogate commission, for an indefinite period of time, Express News reported.  

The decision was taken after a nine-member bench admitted the application filed by Haqqani’s Counsel Asma Jehangir, who sought time to deliberate over more points in the petition after the Supreme Court handed down the order on December 30.

Earlier, the Supreme Court had constituted an 11-member bench to hear Haqqani’s review petition.

The petition had challenged the court’s order on formation of a commission, and appointment of chief justices of three high courts to investigate the scandal.

In the review, Jehangir said the court did not have the authority to issue directions to judges of High Courts to constitute a commission.

COMMENTS (9)

badshah | 9 years ago | Reply

Wah, this case is put off indefinitely, just because SC dosen't want to give any relief to HH!!

mohammad naeem | 9 years ago | Reply

@mirza and tahir thanks for the info.

We all are obliged to think democratic way to get freedom from shakles and shields!

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