Islamabad April 4 2023: Pakistan Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Monday maintained that all the leaders of coalition parties in the Federal Government, during a meeting chaired by him in Lahore last week, had expressed their no confidence in the Supreme Court bench hearing the suo motu case of polls delay.
Taking part in the National Assembly session, the prime minister endorsed the views of Minister for Law Azam Nazeer Tarrar regarding the expression of no confidence in the constitution of the bench seized of the matter.
He said Justice Ijazul Ahsan, another member of the bench, had recused himself from the bench.
He requested the Chief Justice of Pakistan to constitute a full court sans two judges as it would be acceptable to the nation.
Such a contentious decision, he said, would be against the norms of justice.
The prime minister referred to the CJP’s remarks in which he stated that certain people speaking in the National Assembly had undergone jail terms and said it was a matter of pride that he had been released by the high court on merit in the false and fabricated cases.