ISLAMABAD – Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday sought Islamabad High Court (IHC) Chief Justice’s opinion over Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui’s controversial statement.
In a statement issued by the Supreme Court on Monday, the CJP while taking suo motu notice of Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui’s controversial statement sought opinion of IHC CJ.
The communiqué stated that the transcript of Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui’s controversial speech has been received by the apex court.
“Justice Siddiqui defamed his superiors, national institutions and also leveled allegations of IHC CHJ in his controversial speech,” communiqué added.
It stated that Justice Saqib Nisar also directed IHC CJ to obtain evidence of Justice Shaukat’s allegations and asked him to send his opinion and evidence to the top court.
Earlier, Justice Mian Saqib Nisar said that Pakistan will be blessed until the powerful judiciary is present and justice will be delivered to everyone.
Giving his remarks while hearing a petition pertaining to suo motu notice against Islamabad High Court (IHC) judge Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui, the CJP said that justice will be delivered to Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui, adding that injustice would not be done to anyone.