Published On: Thu, Jan 9th, 2014
Published in Category: Supreme Court

Musharraf review petition against SC verdict on imposition of emergency admitted for hearing

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ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court (SC) has admitted for hearing former President Pervez Musharraf review petition against its decision on imposition of emergency by him on July, 31, 2009 and has ordered for constitution of full bench.

This order has been issued by Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali of SC after hearing in-chamber appeal filed by Pervez Musharraf against objections raised by registrar.

Former president had filed petition seeking review of SC decision against emergency imposed by him on July,31, 2009. Review petition was filed by Raja Ibrahim Satti counsel for Pervez Musharraf. Registrar SC had raised objections over it which were later removed.

During the in-chamber hearing, the petitioner was directed to correct the language of the petition besides rectifying the minor objections found in the petition. Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali directed the registrar to fix the petition in full court for hearing.