Supreme Court lawyers stage a sit-in outside the stairs of Supreme Court in protest against reference filed against SC judge by government and put on fire copies of reference.
According to the reports of Baaghitv, members of SCBA staged a sit-in today (Friday) outside the stairs of Supreme Court, against the reference, filed against senior justice of Supreme Court Justice Qazi Faez Isa. The defiant lawyers closed the gate of Supreme Court. SCBA president Amanullah Kanrani said, lawyers are expressing solidarity with the justice Qazi Faez Isa. Defiant lawyers from across the country are protesting against the government decision of filing a reference. He expressed hope that Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) will discard the reference.
It must be remembered that Government has filed references against Justice Qazi Faez Isa of Supreme Court and Justice K.K.Agha of Sindh High Court at SJC, which will be heard by Supreme Judicial Council. Supreme Judicial Council will be presided by Chief Justice Asif Saed Khosa. Other members of SJC includes Justice Azmat Saeed, Justice Gulzar Ahmed, Chief Justice of Sindh High Court, Chief Justice of Peshawar High Court.