ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s counsel Makhdoom Ali Khan Tuesday (today) maintained that Article 248 provides the prime minister office’s immunity but does not provide blanket cover to the PM as an individual.
Makhdoom Ali Khan made it clear that he was just using Article 248 as a reference and not to plead for immunity for the premier.
A five-member bench of the apex court, headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa, and comprising Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan, Justice Gulzar Ahmad, Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and Justice Ijaz Ul Ahsan is hearing the case.
Earlier today, Makhdoom Ali Khan during the course of the hearing cited several judgments to establish that the apex court cannot adjudicate PM Nawaz on the basis of his speeches in Parliament.
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