SC’s ‘Sadiq and Ameen’ judgement didn’t cowl all elements of Imran’s conduct: ex-CJP Nisar – Pakistan
Former Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday mentioned that the Supreme Courtroom had not declared Imran Khan “sadiq and ameen” (truthful and sincere) unreservedly and in all elements of his conduct in its 2017 verdict in favour of the PTI chief.
In December 2017, Nisar, who was heading the highest courtroom on the time, had rejected PML-N chief Hanif Abbasi’s petition for Imran’s disqualification on allegation of not declaring their property to the Election Fee of Pakistan (ECP).
The decision was seen as an endorsement of Imran’s character by the then Supreme Courtroom bench and worn as a proverbial badge of honour by the PTI chief.
Nevertheless, in an unique dialog with Daybreak Information, the previous high choose mentioned that the decision didn’t cowl all elements of Imran’s conduct, clarifying that the judgment was within the context of solely that exact case.
Nisar additionally acknowledged that he could have erred in a few of his judgments throughout his time as chief justice of the apex courtroom. When requested about which judgements he was referring to, he responded by saying that he was a human being and that human beings make errors.
He additionally took exception to the declare made by Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman whereby he claimed the ex-CJP and former spymaster Lt Gen Faiz Hameed have been “lobbying” for the PTI chief.
He seemed to be dejected on the assertion and mentioned he was making an attempt to get in contact with the JUI-F chief. He mentioned that nothing of the kind had occurred.
Requested whether or not he was denying the allegation that he was “lobbying” for Imran, Nisar responded by saying that he was not in touch with the PTI chief.
Taking concerning the former spymaster, he mentioned that the contact between them was reserved to Hameed messaging him to ask about how he was doing.
The ex-CJP was additionally requested about whether or not his WhatsApp account was “hacked”, to which Nisar responded within the affirmative. He suspected that his information was maybe being misused.
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