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Lawyer objects to formation of SC bench hearing PCO judges case

Lawyer objects to formation of SC bench hearing PCO judges case

ISLAMABAD: Dr Abdul Basit, counsel for Justice Shabbar Raza Rizvi and Justice Hasnat Ahmed Khan, on Tuesday objected to the formation of the Supreme Court bench hearing contempt of court cases against the PCO judges.
Dr Basit contended that three judges of the bench had had an “ugly incident” with his clients, thus they did not want these judges to hear their case. A five-member SC bench, comprising Justice Muhammad Sair Ali, Justice Mahmood Akhtar Shahid Siddiqui,

Butt hires lawyer of Indian origin

LAHORE: Pakistan’s suspended Test captain, Salman Butt, has turned to a United Kingdom based lawyer of Indian origin to represent him in the spot-fixing case. Salman Butt’s lawyer Aftab Gul confirmed that Barrister Yasin Patel would be representing the player in all matters in the United Kingdom.
“Yasin Patel is a very high profile criminal defence lawyer who also specialises in human rights, money laundering and sports related cases. He will be liasioning with Scotland Yard

Lawyer moves reference against LHC judge

LAHORE: A lawyer has sent a reference to the president and the Supreme Judicial Council against a judge of the Lahore High Court for influencing a police case in favour of a naib qasid of his court.
Saeed Ahmed Malik moved the application against Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed seeking proceedings against him under Article 109 of the constitution for misuse of powers. Malik said that on September 23, 2009, a mob led by Mehmood and his son Akram attacked his property and demolished it

Govt will change lawyer irrespective of SC order: Awan

Law Minister Babar Awan has said the government would change its lawyer in the NRO implementation case whether the Supreme Court allows it or not.
“We have a right to change our lawyer and we will do so; we will never infringe constitutional limits,” Babar told reporters on Monday outside the Punjab Assembly after attending the parliamentary party meeting of the Pakistan People’s Party. He was accompanied by PPP Punjab senior minister Raja Riaz.
He said the

‘Merchant of Death’ appeals Thai court ruling: Lawyer

Alleged Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout on Friday appealed against a Thai court ruling that removed a major obstacle to his extradition to the United States, his lawyer said.
Thailand’s Criminal Court on Tuesday dismissed money-laundering and fraud charges against Bout that had been holding up his extradition, citing insufficient evidence.
In an apparent delaying tactic, Bout’s lawyer Lak Nittiwattanawichan said he had submitted an appeal against the decision, partly on the