Supreme Court of Pakistan makes history

Supreme Court of Pakistan makes history

ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday did not just become the first Supreme Court of the world to have an e-court hearing, it also saved 25 lacs to the national exchequer. The apex court heard four cases via video link from the Karachi registry.

The chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, congratulated the lawyers who were present in Karachi registry. He also said that a new chapter of history was beginning, in which immediate and low-cost justice would be provided as per constitutional responsibilities.

Hearing the first case, the honorable bench granted bail to murder accused Noor Mohammad and took notice on the Sindh High Court delaying its bail decision.

The apex court also instructed that a decision by Sindh High Court Hyderabad be sent to the Supreme Judicial Council.

Hearing another murder case, the bench granted bail before arrest to Hafeez Ahmed, Amjad Ali and Irfan Ahmed.

Lawyers present at the court termed today ‘historic’.