Posts tagged as: Supreme Court of Pakistan

SC asks gov’t to initiate probe against Musharraf

The Supreme Court on Wednesday instructed the government to initiate investigation against former military ruler Pervez Musharraf in the high treason case. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told the parliament last month that Musharraf will be tried for treason for abrogating the constitution twice. The government had formally informed the apex court, which had already received […]

Gov’s forms committee to probe Musharraf’s emergency: Nisar

  Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan has said that the federal government has constituted an inquiry committee to probe emergency promulgated by former President Pervez Musharraf on 3 November 2007. Speaking in the National Assembly Thursday‚ he said the four-member committee will comprise of the FIA officers. These are Muhammad Khalid Qureshi‚ Muhammad Azam […]

Gov’t submits reply for Musharraf’s high treason case

The government on Wednesday submitted a reply in the Supreme Court for the trial of former President Pervez Musharraf, saying that it will form a committee including members of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to collect evidence against the accused. Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif, announced this week his government will pursue high treason case against […]

Musharraf treason trial: SC seeks gov’t reply in three days

The Supreme Court has directed the Attorney General Munir A. Malik to submit written  reply by Thursday regarding the actions the government wants to take in the registration of the case of high treason against Pervez Musharraf.   The court issued directive during the hearing of the case on Monday shortly after Prime Minister Nawaz […]

PML-N gov’t faces first and huge embarrassment in Supreme Court

The PML-N government faces the first and huge embarrassment in the Supreme Court over its decision to increase the petroleum products and also hike in the GST. The apex court heard a suo moto case regarding increase in petroleum prices summoned FBR officials to clarify the situation. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar […]

SC cancels caretaker gov’t postings/transfers

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has nullified all appointments and transfers made during caretaker government. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry announced the verdict in Islamabad Wednesday. The apex court ordered setting up of a three-member commission for new appointments in corporations and autonomous bodies. The court observed that the caretaker […]

Hussain Haqqani summoned in memogate case

The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday ordered the federal government to bring former ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani back to Pakistan in four weeks in the famous memogate case.   Husain Haqani was implicated in a scandal in which he allegedly had a memo delivered through Mansoor Ijaz to top US Admiral Mike […]

Chief Justice takes notice of Gujrat school van fire

The Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry Wednesday took notice of fire in a school van near Gujrat which killed 17 students this week.   “Report be called from the Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum, Govt. of Pakistan, the Chief Secretary, Govt. of Punjab, the Secretary, Transport Department, Govt. of Punjab, the Inspector […]

Imran Khan urges CJP to take suo moto of party leader’s murder

Chairman Tehreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan Sunday urged the Chief Justice of Pakistan to take suo-moto notice of the gruesome murder of his party leader Zohra Shahid Hussain in Karachi.   She was killed outside her home in Defence Area by unidentified people.   Imran Khan alleged the MQM is behind Zohra Hussain’s murder.   In a […]

Pakistan top court issues list of media persons who enjoyed secret funds

The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday disclosed names of those journalists and media persons who were allegedly paid huge money by the information ministry through its secret funds.   The apex court uploaded list of a large number of the the media persons on its website. A total of Rs 177.98 million rupees have […]

Carateker gov’t will not initiate treason case against Musharraf

The caretaker government on Monday refused to initiate high treason proceedings against former President Pervez Musharraf as it has a limited role to hold elections and to deal with the routine affairs.   The Supreme Court of Pakistan had sought reply from the government about five petitions, seeking Musharraf’s trial for treason for allegedly ‘subverting the […]

SC’s 3-member bench to hear Musharraf treason petitions

The Supreme Court has constituted a three-member bench to hear on Monday petitions seeking directions for initiating high treason proceedings against former President. Pervez Musharraf.   A Supreme Court’s statement said on Saturday that Mr. Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja will head the bench and will be comprising two other members,  Mr. Justice Khilji Arif Hussain […]


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