SC resumes hearing on PCO judges’ intra court appeals today


ISLAMABAD – A seven-member special bench of the Supreme Court will resume hearing today (Monday) on intra-court appeals of dysfunctional and retired judges of the superior courts, seeking overturning of the SC February 2 decision of charging them with contempt for taking oath under the PCO.
The bench consists of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Javed Iqbal, Justice Mian Shakirullah Jan, Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, Justice Sarmad Jalal Osmany and Justice Amir Hani Muslim.
SM Zafar, lawyer for SC’s dysfunctional judge Sayed Zahid Hussain and other lawyers will advance their arguments today. Attorney General Maulvi Anwarul Haq will also appear on notice to assist the court.