SC to resume hearing Jahangir Tareen disqualification case today | Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Courtroom will resume listening to the disqualification case in opposition to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Jahangir Khan Tareen at the moment. 

A 3-member bench of the apex courtroom, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, resumed on Wednesday listening to of the petition filed by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Hanif Abbasi in search of disqualification of Tareen for non-disclosure of his belongings and possession of offshore corporations.

Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Wednesday mentioned the Supreme Courtroom ought to have heard the case in opposition to PTI Chairman Imran Khan and Tareen together with the Panama Papers case.

Through the listening to, the chief justice noticed: “Why have been the instances in opposition to Imran and Tareen stored separate from the central case?” He famous that whereas it had been reported that 38 hearings of the disqualification case had been held, “no person talked in regards to the warning and calm with which these hearings have been carried out”.

“We are not looking for anyone to be wronged,” he added. He mentioned no documentary proof have been supplied to the courtroom to date that would set up that Tareen, being a federal minister, had used his affect for financial institution mortgage write-offs. The chief justice noticed that Parliament is supreme they usually don’t wish to lay down a regulation which could possibly be used as sword of Damocles for parliamentarians sooner or later.

Justice Nisar mentioned that parliamentarians are public representatives they usually have nice respect for them. He mentioned the matter in hand is in regards to the honesty of elected consultant, so the courtroom is looking to look at as as to if those that are within the authorities dedicated any corruption or misused their workplaces for his or her private advantages.

The listening to was adjourned till at the moment when Tareen’s counsel, Sikandar Bashir Mohmand, will proceed his arguments. 

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