Latest Pakistan News / Islamabad – According to the News Supreme Court of Pakistan started the hearing of Pm Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani’s contempt case on Thursday, E Pakistan News reported.
Gilani has challenged the contempt indictment verdict through an intra-court appeal on Wednesday which is being heard by an eight-member SC bench, headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry.
The chief justice said that the judges had taken their oaths under the Constitution and that they gave judgments in accordance with the Constitution.
Also, Justice Tariq Parvez in his remarks said that the prime minister keeps reiterating that he “freed the judges”. He moreover said that whatever a prime minister does, he/she does in his/her official capacity.
PM’s counsel and veteran lawyer Aitzaz Ahsan is currently giving his arguments before the jury against the court summons issued to PM Gilani to appear on February 13 and face indictment over his failure in reopening Swiss money laundering cases against President Asif Ali Zardari.