ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) will take up crucial cases, including Prime Minister Imran Khan’s disqualification case, on Monday as Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar will be returning to the federal capital from his visit to Chitral.
CJP Nisar will head a four-judge larger bench to hear the cases which also include a case pertaining to the transfer of corruption reference against Sharif family and extradition of absconder Ishaq Dar from London.
The cases related to the advertisement campaign of Diamer-Bhasha and Mohamand Dams, money laundering through fake bank accounts and constitution of a medical board for Abdul Majeed and Abdul Ghani, alleged in fake bank accounts case, will be heard in the apex court.
Naqeebullah Mehsud’s murder case, financial loss incurred due to National Reconciliation Order (NRO) law case, Asghar Khan case and the case of dual nationality of government officers are also lined up to be taken by the Supreme Court from Monday.
Other cases entail suo motu notice against billboards in Lahore, usage of luxury vehicles by ministers beyond entitlement, the case of determining the boundary of Diamer-Bhasha Dam and the case pertaining to the gas and petrol price in the utility bills, will be heard by a four-judge bench in the coming week.
On Sunday, CJP Nisar, who is currently on a four-day visit to Chitral Valley, went to the District Headquarters Hospital and directed to overcome the shortage of medicines and staff within three months.
Moreover, CJP Nisar also took notice of the closure of the Lowari Tunnel in Chitral.