‘Supreme Judicial Council murdered justice,’ says Justice Isa

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

15th Apr, 2021. 04:17 pm
Justice Qazi Faez Isa

Supreme Court Justice Qazi Faez Isa on Thursday during the hearing of the review petitions filed against the June 19, 2020, apex court judgement about the presidential reference against him, alleged that the members of the Supreme Judicial Council acted maliciously, adding that, ‘former chief justice Asif Saeed Khosa had betrayed him and stabbed him in the back.

According to the details, Justice Umar Ata Bandial presided over the 10-judge SC bench which conducted the hearing.

Justice Isa said that the Supreme Judicial Council has murdered justice, adding that the President did not even bother to respond to my three letters. I did not get a copy of the reference and despite that a fifth-generation warfare was initiated against him and his family.

Justice Qazi Faez said that, ‘Asif Saeed Khosa stabbed me in the back without listening to my position,’’ adding that, ‘my fellow judges declared me mentally instable.’

Justice Isa said that, ‘I will fight to the last drop of blood, and will not give up, they want to remove me from the post of Supreme Court judge and the main reason behind this is that I gave the verdict in the Faizabad case.’

Justice Isa also said that retired Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed had been his friend and “I was saddened at his decision. He is the government’s favourite personality today.”

Later, the court adjourned the hearing of review petitions case till next week.

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