Published On: Sat, Jul 20th, 2019
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SC to resume hearing in judge Arshad Malik’s controversial video case on July 23

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ISLAMABAD : Supreme Court of Pakistan will resume hearing in a case pertaining to controversial video of accountability court judge Arshad Malik unveiled by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Maryam Nawaz on July 23.

According to details, a three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa will hear the case for which, a cause list has also been issued.

Earlier on Friday, the controversial video was sent to Punjab Science Forensic Laboratory for complete test. The laboratory will analyse whether the audio and video are of the same person of not while it will also evaluate the video under fake editing and electronic forgery aspects.

Previously, the plaintiff’s lawyer completed his arguments and suggested to form neutral inquiry committee to investigate the matter over which, the CJP said that the court will do whatever it finds suitable. Government also has authority to constitute the commission, he told.

Justice Asif Saeed Khosa said that the judge should have not been blackmailed over the video scandal, adding that irresponsible statements are tragedy of our society as they badly disappoint people. He further hinted at transferring judge Arshad Malik to Punjab.

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