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Pak SC rejects petition seeking accountability of judges, generals through parliament

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ANI Islamabad [Pakistan]
The Pakistan Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a petition seeking accountability of judges and army generals through parliament.
The petition also called for making 'Sadiq' and 'Ameen' part of the code of conduct for judges.
The petition was filed by the Watan Party through Barrister Zafarullah, reports the Express Tribune.
Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar heard the petition in his chamber.
The registrar's office raised objections on the petition post the hearing, stating that the petition was based on malafide intent.
According to the report, the CJP rejected the plea by Watan Party, sustaining the objections raised by the SC registrar.
In the petition, Watan Party also requested the court to include terms 'Sadiq' and 'Ameen' in oaths taken by judges of Supreme and High Courts of Pakistan.

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First Published: Feb 28 2018 | 6:15 PM IST

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