ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Tuesday served notices to respondents in a case seeking orders for construction of judicial complex for lower judiciary and clubbed the petition with other identical pleas for hearing together.
IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah remarked that bench and bar would jointly make efforts to address the issue.
During course of proceeding, the petitioner’s counsel Saim ul Haq Advocate adopted the stance that federal capital’s population had been exceeded from 1.5 million but there was no proper place for lower judiciary in era of modern technology.
He argued that the Article 37 of the Constitution bounded the stated for early provision of justice to public but the state was not fulfilling its responsibilities.
He prayed the court to issue directives for construction of modern judicial complex in Islamabad.
The bench served notices to Ministry of Law and Justice, chief commissioner ICT and other respondents for May 23.