Islamabad: A larger bench of Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday has heard a case pertaining to the review petition of Justice Qazi Faez Isa.
During the hearing, Justice Qazi Faez Isa said that he doesn’t want contempt of the court proceedings against anyone. Me and my family members were tried to be defamed, he told.
Meanwhile, Justice Umar Ata Bandial remarked, “We belong to a constitutional department, therefore, we are bound to avoid giving opinion on several things.”
Earlier, Supreme Court of Pakistan had issued verdict regarding formation of bench over Justice Qazi Faez Isa review petition.
The apex court had forwarded the review petitions to Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed and stated in its decision that the CJP holds the authority to form the review bench as well as a larger bench.
The Supreme Court added that the judge who made the decision on the case usually also hears the request for review. The judge who makes the decision is a mandatory part of the review process.