Published On: Fri, Jan 3rd, 2014
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Heavy security for constitutional abrogator, not for protector: Justice Shaukat Aziz

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ISLAMABAD: Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui of Islamabad High Court (IHC) has remarked that the person who abrogated constitution is being provided heavy security while who protected it, is not being facilitated.

On Thursday, during hearing of petition regarding providing the security to former Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry, IHC justice remarked, “It’s astonishing that a person who abrogated constitution is being given thousands security personnel, but one who protected it is not being given security.”

During hearing, additional secretary Athar Abbas filed the reply on behalf of Interior Ministry in which he argued that Ministry has provided a bullet proof Mercedes Benz vehicle and 16 personnel to former CJP for his security.

Later on, Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui issued notices to cabinet secretary and IG Islamabad to appear before the court on Friday (Today).