SC Judge Qazi Faiz Isa hits out against the PTI government over non compliance of SC orders
Supreme Court (SC) Judge Qazi Faez Isa on Thursday remarked that it seems democracy is no longer a priority in the country.”
According to the details, SC conducted the hearing of the local body election case. During the case proceedings, Justice Qazi Faez Isa while addressing to the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and members of the Election Commission of Pakistan, said that, “It seems democracy is no longer a priority in the country.”
Justice Qazi Faez Isa questioned that why the people are being deprived of democracy?
Justice Qazi Faez Isa said that the order of the Supreme Court was being violated by not holding local body elections.
He asked whether the Chief Election Commissioner and the members do not remember their oath. Didn’t the Chief Election Commissioner read the constitution?
“It seems Election Commission is taking directions from somewhere else not from the Constitution,” remarked the top court Judge.
During the hearing link, he said that if the Attorney General is with the Prime Minister, then tell him that the Constitution is more important. Asked by the Honorable Judge, the Attorney General said that democracy is the first priority.
The judge told the ECP representative that the court had ordered local body elections in Sindh.
Did you inform the government about the local elections? Has the issue of local body elections been brought before the Cabinet?