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Tuesday, July 16, 2024

IHC to announce verdict in few days on PTI Chairman’s jail trial: CJ

The chief justice remarked that the jail administration might have granted better class to chairman PTI. He, however, said that the court had served notice to respondents in a case moved by Sardar Latif Khosa Advocate.

Islamabad High Court (IHC) Chief Justice Aamer Farooq on Friday remarked that the court had already reserved its verdict on a plea against the jail trial of PTI’s chairman, which would likely be announced in two or three days.

IHC chief justice heard the case, seeking an early decision on the petition of chairman PTI on his case against jail trial in a cipher case. The petitioner’s lawyer Sher Afzal Marawat said that the court had initiated the trial of his client in jail but the decision in the petition against jail trial was still pending.

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At this, the chief justice remarked that the court was likely to announce the verdict in two or three days.

During the hearing, the chief justice observed that he came to know that the PTI had objections over shifting of Chairman PTI to Adiala Jail.

The lawyer said that they had not given officially such a statement, adding they were expecting B class in jail to the PTI chairman but it was not given.

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The chief justice remarked that the jail administration might have granted better class to chairman PTI. He, however, said that the court had served notice to respondents in a case moved by Sardar Latif Khosa Advocate.