Rawalpindi (Staff Report): Pak Army has asked the Supreme Court to take action against an Islamabad High Court justice who accused the country’s judiciary and the premier state intelligence agency of meddling in judicial affairs.
In a press release issued on Sunday, the Inter Services Public Relations stated: “An honourable judge of Islamabad High Court of Pakistan has leveled serious allegations against state institutions including honourable judiciary and the premier state intelligence agency.
In order to safeguard the sanctity and credibility of the state institutions, Honourable Supreme Court of Pakistan has been requested to initiate appropriate process to ascertain the veracity of the allegations and take actions accordingly.”
“Honourable Supreme Court of Pakistan has been requested to initiate appropriate process to ascertain the veracity of the allegations levelled against state institutions,” Inter Services Public Relations director general Asif Ghafoor said in a tweet.
Meanwhile, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar said in a statement that the judiciary is working independently and free from any pressure. “I read about the statement of a judge and was deeply disappointed,” he added.
The CJP also vowed to launch an investigation into the matter and bring the facts to light.