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Justice Isa’s overview petition: CJP constitutes 10-member bench to listen to case



Justice Isa's review petition: CJP constitutes 10-member bench to hear case

A ten-member bigger bench, on Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Gulzar Ahmed directions, has been shaped to listen to the overview petition filed by Justice Qazi Faie Isa within the presidential reference filed towards him, Geo Information reported Tuesday.

Earlier, a six-member bench presided over by Justice Umar Ata Bandial had referred the matter to the CJP Gulzar Ahmed, after which the chief justice constituted the bench to listen to the case.

Justice Umar Ata Bandial will head the 10-member bench, which additionally consists of judges who wrote dissenting notes within the presidential reference towards Justice Isa.

In the meantime, sources stated that Justice Mansoor Ali Shah, Justice Yahya Afridi, and Justice Maqbool Baqir are a part of the bench whereas Justice Aminuddin Khan has been included within the bench resulting from Justice Faisal Arab’s retirement. The case might be heard on March 1.

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