SC summons report on appointment of NAB prosecutor general in two weeks

08 Jan, 2018 12:50 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday gave one week deadline to fill vacancies in the country’s anti-corruption watchdog summoned a report pertaining to the appointment of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) prosecutor general in two weeks.

A two-member bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice Gulzar resumed hearing of the case of the appointment of NAB prosecutor general.

During the proceedings, attorney general told the apex court that Chief Justice Islamabad High Court will be consulted for the appointment of judges in the accountability courts (AC).

Justice Qazi Faiz Essa remarked that the process to fill vacancies should be started two months before the retirement of judges, adding that the new judge should be performing their duties from the very next day a judge retire.

The court while giving one week time to fill vacancies summoned a report regarding the appointment of NAB Prosecutor General within two weeks.



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