NEW YORK: Deposed Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry’s spokesman Atharminallh Advocate on Wednesday said that some forces wanted to present deposed CJ US visit negatively.
Earlier, senior advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan Ahmed Raza Qasoori said that some critics exaggerated the deposed CJ US visit but actually he (deposed CJ) was awarded by “clearance chit” saying he knows why deposed CJ was invited by Washington George Town University as his (Qasoori’s) children were studying over there. Earlier only politician used to get clearance for US but now the judges also started getting clearance form there” he added. However, the FBISE scandal was the conspiracy against Chief Justice of Pakistan Abdul Hameed Dogar, he also stated.
Responding on his statement, while talking to SANA on phone, he strongly rejected Qasoori’s statement terming it as “extremely irresponsible statement”; however he said that being a puppet he had been playing in the hands of others throughout the life.
He said that Qasoori should sweep before his own door before pointing at honorable deposed Chief Justice as he was allegedly involved in the conspiracy against the country by becoming a tool in the execution of a democratic prime minister. He said that deposed CJ was invited by US judiciary and he addressed different bar associations, colleges and universities that he termed as honor for the whole nation.
One “NO” of deposed CJ Iftikhar Chaudhry had arisen Pakistan’s stature all over the world saying he never compromised on the principles as he rejected the invitations of many US officials, congress members and the politicians; however, he said that deposed CJ did not need of approval of the any body.
He said that those people who were trying to convey negative message of his US visit actually they were conspiring against the country since long saying they were trying to degrade the honorable deposed CJ. However, he vowed that the lawyers’ movement would be continued terming it as embodiment of the country’s honor.-SANA