Now three-member SC bench to hear Punjab, KP polls delay case


Chief Justice of Pakistan on Friday decided to proceed with hearing of the Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa election postponement case.

The Supreme Court has constituted a new bench to hear the election postponement case.

A new cause list has been issued by the registrar, according to which the three-member bench will be headed by the Chief Justice, while the other two members include Justice Ijaz-ul-Ahsan and Justice Muneeb Akhtar.

This bench will hear the request of Tehreek-e-Insaf regarding postponement of elections in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Earlier, these three judges were members of the four-member bench which was dissolved this morning after the apology of Justice Jamal Mandukhel.

After the bench broke up for the second time, Prime Minister Nazir Tarrar consulted Attorney General Mansoor Usman Awan, Election Commission lawyer Irfan Qadir, PPP lawyer Farooq Naik, Muslim League-N lawyer Akram Sheikh and Special Assistant Atta Tarrar in the court room. .

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