Constitution guarantees equal rights to all citizens: CJP

15 Oct, 2017 5:38 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has said that adherence to the due process of law must be ensured to improve the quality of justice.

Addressing 2nd Punjab Women Judges Conference in Lahore on Sunday, he said that the due process of law demands that everyone must be given equal opportunity for defense and fair trial.

The CJP said the constitution of Pakistan guarantees equal rights to all citizens and women and children have been given prerogative in this regard for protection of their rights.

He said our women are educated and groomed, the only need is to encourage and facilitate them in every strata of life.

Speaking on the occasion, Chief Justice Lahore High Court Justice Mansoor Ali Shah said that the women should now come forward instead of sitting in their houses.

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