Justice Qazi Faiz Isa reference: Important development reported from Supreme Court
Two Judges of the Supreme Judicial Council have rescued themselves from hearing the reference, media has reported.
The seven-member bench hearing the applications of Justice Qazi Faez Isa against the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) dissolved after two judges recused themselves from the case on Tuesday.
Justice Ejazul Hassan and Justice Sardar Tariq Masood recused themselves from the case.
Justice Umar Atta Bandial remarked that they are sending the matter to Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa for forming the new bench to hear the applications. “We will also request for the early hearing of the matter,” he remarked.
Earlier, CJP Asif Saeed Khosa had formed a seven-member bench led by Justice Umar Ata Bandial and comprising Justice Maqbool Baqar, Justice Manzoor Ahmad Malik, Justice Sardar Tariq Masood, Justice Faisal Arab, Justice Ejazul Ahsan and Justice Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel to hear the petitions.