ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) has issued one other show-cause discover to Supreme Court judge Justice Qazi Faez Isa, this time for “writing letters to President Arif Alvi” after a presidential reference was filed towards him.
Sources informed The News Observers that Justice Isa has thus far acquired two show-cause notices on separate expenses.
The SJC in its contemporary discover has requested Justice Isa to clarify his conduct for writing letters to the president of Pakistan. It’s learnt that SC judge has been given 14 days to submit his reply.
A Lahore-based lawyer Waheed Shahzad Butt had filed a criticism towards Justice Isa for violating the code of conduct for members of the judiciary by “writing letters to the president of Pakistan and sharing it with the media”.
Apparently, former Islamabad High Court choose Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui was additionally ousted for delivering a speech on the Rawalpindi Bar Affiliation.
The lawyer in his software said that “whereas writing letters to the president of Pakistan and sharing it with the media, Justice Isa seems to have dedicated gross misconduct and is liable to be eliminated upon the advice of the SJC by way of Article-209 of the structure of Pakistan”.
“[By] Selecting a public forum for voicing his private and subjective views and opinions, Justice Isa has denounced the judiciary of this nation as an entire, focused the chief govt (prime minister) of the nation and used offensive language to criticise the matter,” learn the applying which was additionally sent to President Arif Alvi and the Supreme Court registrar.
“By levelling such allegations publically with out substantiating the identical, Justice Isa has violated varied articles of the Code of Conduct issued by the Honourable Supreme Judicial Council below the mandate of Article-209(eight) of the structure.”
In Might, President Arif Alvi authorised the submitting of references with the SJC towards Justice Isa and Sindh High Court’s Justice KK Agha for allegedly not disclosing their overseas properties of their wealth statements.
Consequently, Justice Isa had written a letter to President Alvi looking for readability relating to the reviews that the federal government had filed a reference towards him over allegations of misconduct. Copies of the letter had been sent to Prime Minister Imran Khan and the apex court as properly.
Within the second letter to the president, the SC judge once more requested a duplicate of the reference filed towards him. He additionally expressed his considerations over the alleged media campaign towards him.
It’s learnt that the federal government has additionally contacted famend lawyer Ali Zafar to plead the presidential reference towards Justice Isa.