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SC resumes hearing of suo moto notice case on current situation in country today

SC resumes hearing of suo moto notice case on current situation in country today
April 6, 2022 Web Desk

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - Chief Justice of Pakistan Umar Ata Bandial says the Supreme Court will only determine the legality of Deputy Speaker National Assembly Qasim Suri’s ruling on a no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan.

He gave these remarks during the hearing of the suo moto notice case on the current situation in the country, after Advocate Makhdoom Ali Khan, counsel for the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz proposed that the apex court can seek an in-camera briefing about the foreign conspiracy from the intelligence agency chief.

The Chief Justice said the court does not want to investigate the policy matters as it only aims to ascertain the constitutionality of the Deputy Speaker’s ruling.

Later, the court adjourned the hearing till today.

The lawyers of the petitioner, political parties and the Supreme Court Bar Association have completed their arguments.

The court has asked the lawyers of the other party to complete their arguments today.