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No govt can sack judge forcefully or in revenge: Aitzaz

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ISLAMABAD: Former President Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) Aitzaz Ahsan has said that under the constitution, no ruler or government has the right to sack any judge forcefully or in revenge and that was the bone of contention with Pervez Musharraf. Talking to media men here, Aitzaz Ahsan said that if a judge was involved in any misconduct or allegations of corruption were raised against him then the issue should be brought into Supreme Judicial Council under Article 209.

Commending the role of media for the restoration of the judiciary, Aitzaz Ahsan said that the lawyers’ struggling were based on principles and they were fighting for justice. The veteran lawyer leader while responding to a question said that the restoration of the judiciary filled the nine years vacuum and the judiciary would fulfill expectations of the people but they have to wait for some time.

Talking on PCO judges, he said that no decision in this regard would be taken in haste and the said that situation was being considered carefully, adding that in his personal view, judges taken oath on November 3, 2007 unconstitutionally. Commenting on the performance of the incumbent government, Aitzaz Ahsan said that it was failed to meet requirements of people, however, he expressed his satisfaction over overall performance of the Parliament.

Expressing his views on Nizam-e-Adl Regulations (NAR), the former President SCBA said that it (NAR) was imposed on the gunpoint and not on wishes of people of Swat. He also announced that lawyers in all over the country would observe black day on May 12 against violence in Karachi on that day.-ONLINE

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