ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court on Wednesday, expressing displeasure, expelled the Defense Ministry’s plea to be granted eight more days and declined to listen to any further opinion, Aaj News reported.
Upon the governments’ failure to produce the missing persons, Justice Khawaja said the bench would issue an order on the matter at the end of the day
The three-member apex court bench, headed by Justice Jawwad S Khawaja was hearing of the case.
During the hearing, the court refused to entertain the point-of-view of the Additional Secretary Defense. Attorney General said that Secretary Defense would inform the court about the status of the missing persons.
Justice Jawad Khuwaja remarked that today is the 35th hearing and would be the last one, adding that they had a constitutional responsibility to perform. ” Life and death was in the hands of the Almighty and we would likely deliver our verdict today.
He further remarked we would ask the Prime Minister, Chief Minister KP and Governor KP, why were they not implementing the orders given by the court. He asked the court should be informed if anything was above the constitution, they would accept it.
The attorney general pleaded the court to grant the authorities seven to eight days’ time to act upon its orders, which the court rejected