CJP Asif Khosa, IHC Acting CJ discuss judge’s alleged video issue
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Chief Justice of Pakistan Asif Saeed Khosa and Islamabad High Court (IHC) Acting Chief Justice Aamer Farooq discussed the issue of judge’s alleged video on Tuesday.
The Supreme Court registrar was also present during the meeting held in the chamber of the Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa.
Judiciary is independent, it should take notice of alleged video: PM
Earlier on Monday, Prime Minister Imran Khan had said that the judiciary was independent and it should take notice of the alleged video.
Addressing a consultative meeting , the prime minister said that the PML-N was trying to make the institutions controversial. “The government will vigorously respond to the statements against institutions. No stunt of the opposition will succeed,” he added.
Prime Minister Imran Khan declared that the accountability process would continue. “Asif Zardari and Nawaz Sharif will get no concession,” he said. “There will be no NRO (National Reconciliation Ordinance) for both of them whosoever they approach to save their skin. I will make them answerable,” he said.
He sought all the details of foreign trips made by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and former president Asif Ali Zardari.
The prime minister directed to the Foreign Ministry to submit details of all expenses which had been spent on the medical treatment of Nawaz Sharif and Asif Zardari’s since 2008. He also sought details of the expenditures from the cabinet division on Nawaz and Zardari’s camp offices and security.
Imran Khan has repeatedly expressed the resolve to make those people answerable who had plundered the national exchequer and burdened the nation with financial woes.
The prime minister said that Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) had burdened the country with Rs30,000 billion debt which was around Rs6000 billion during the last decade.
It is noteworthy that Currently Nawaz Sharif is serving in jail, while Zardari is in custody of National Accountability Bureau (NAB).
Earlier, a three-member team of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday arrived at Kot Lakhpat Jail and interrogated former premier Nawaz Sharif in Toshakhana luxury and bulletproof vehicles reference which were filed against him a few days ago.
The corruption watchdog body handed over a questionnaire to Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) quid Nawaz Sharif in Toshakhana vehicles case.
The NAB team questioned the incarcerated former prime minister for about an hour in Kot Lakhpat Jail in the room of jail superintendent before giving him the questionnaire which he said he would return after consulting his legal advisers.
Reportedly, the NAB team also asked the premier about the gifts, presents and luxury vehicles from different countries which he received.