Latest Pakistan News / The Supreme Court (SC) adjourned the contempt of court case against Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani till tomorrow (Thursday).
A seven-member bench headed by Justice Nasirul Mulk, comprising Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, Justice Sarmad Jalal Osmany, Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, Justice Ijaz Ahmed Chaudhry, Justice Gulzar Ahmed and Justice Muhammad Ather Saeed, heard the case.
Aitezaz Ahsan, who is pleading the PM Gilani’s case before the bench said Defence Secretary Nargis Sethi brought the two summaries along with her.
Justice Nasirul Mulk remarked these are the same two summaries which you (Ahsan) had already submitted.
Replying to this, Aitezaz said the documents had not been submitted as evidences. Justice Mulk said, ‘You should have submitted them (documents) beforehand.’
Court then took an interval of half an hour for the party to file documents.
Justice Asif Saeed Khosa remarked the judges will take stock of the documents if they can take them as evidences or not.
With Nargis Sethi giving evidence, Aitezaz begins to cross-questions, ‘A summary is dated May 25, 2009 and the other is September 20. I have already submitted the second summary containing the draft of the first one.’
Nargis Sethi submits before the bench, “I joined civil service in 1980 and ever since, worked in senior positions in various ministries. Also, I functioned as Principal Secretary of the Prime Minister from December 15 2008 to January 17 2011.”