ISLAMABAD: Islamabad excessive courtroom’s (IHC) performing leader Justice Amir Farooq on Tuesday met with chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Asif Saeed Khosa, as the legal fraternity is swooped in through the debate surrounding the leaked video of decide Arshad Malik of the accountability court docket.

The meeting among the 2 senior judges lasted around 40 mins wherein ideal courtroom Registrar Dr Arbab Arif become additionally gift.

while no declaration become issued to the media regarding the assembly, there is strong opportunity that its schedule changed into to planned over the ‘leaked’ video shared through Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) vice president Maryam Nawaz during a information convention ultimate week.


It purportedly shows decide Arshad Malik pronouncing that he sentenced former high minister Nawaz Sharif in the Al Azizia reference below duress.

choose Malik had additionally met with Justice Farooq on Monday. But, the IHC did not bypass any order in this count number.

consistent with prison professionals, the advanced judiciary’s credibility is at stake. They are saying that the excellent court docket need to itself take note as the apex court judge monitored the trial within the Panamagate case.

alternatively, one section of lawyers dominated out the possibility that bribe turned into presented to the decide to favour Nawaz in response to the explanation issued via the judge following the video.

The responsibility court docket had said in a statement that he not only did not supply the decision under duress however he turned into also approached by the PML-N for a beneficial verdict.

The opinion within the felony fraternity is that the advanced judiciary had initiated movements to shrink corruption and corrupt practices following its restoration in 2009 after the attorneys’ motion.

One senior legal professional talked about that at the same time as the complete usa become engaged in the debate over the leaked video, no one became speakme approximately the blunder dedicated via the judge by way of issuing a formal explanation.

He says that now Nawaz Sharif’s attorney can summon choose Malik in the PML-N leader’s pending enchantment and pass-study the decide at the contents of his explanation.

The lawyer may also ask decide Malik approximately all such ‘dubious meetings and conversations he has had’ with regards to this case, he stated.

He said that if the judge omits the sort of information which come to light later, then he might be guilty of lying beneath oath. “Then what will be the destiny of the judgment whose author’s credibility has been shredded in go-examination in that very enchantment,” the senior lawyer delivered.

He said Maryam Nawaz’s selection to raise the difficulty inside the media turned into growing to be a masterstroke. “Had she raised it in enchantment handiest and not long gone to the media, the choose may not have issued the rationalization and uncovered himself to cross-exam. It’s a win-win for Nawaz because it will now be hazardous to preserve the judgment,” he said even as including that the emergence of extra movies would similarly damage the case.

“It handiest rings a bell in my memory of us Justice Powell who had stated that we may additionally in no way realize who the real winner inside the Bush vs Gore election changed into however we recognise who the real loser turned into. In this example, it's miles the credibility of the courtroom,” he stated.

in the meantime, a member of the Pakistan Bar Council (percent) advised the CJP to take note of the leaked video.

“I endorse that the p.C can also recall worrying suo motu motion to be taken via the Honourable leader Justice of Pakistan and represent a bigger bench for hearing the identical and the % must practice to join the lawsuits to help on this be counted,” stated percent government Member Raheel Kamran Sheikh in his letter written to 22 contributors of the apex body of attorneys for holding an emergency meeting on the problem, which in step with him is sizeable for the independence of judiciary.

alternatively, Sheikh also proposed that p.C might also itself record a constitution petition before the ultimate court praying for the issuance of suitable instructions for: (i) retaining, without any in addition loss of time, an independent and unbiased inquiry/research into this depend, among others to envision genuineness or otherwise of the video of the alleged communique of the Islamabad accountability court judge, (ii) appropriate consequential orders in case the aforementioned videotape is determined to be true;  (iii) an order regarding live broadcast of all court cases in these cases of public significance, in case the aforementioned videotape is determined to be proper; (iv) the correct criminal movement in opposition to the duty court docket choose for any misconduct; and (v) some other remedy which p.C considers appropriate to seek underneath the constitution from the SC in this example.

Sheikh stated that the counter allegations of trying to bribe and intimidate the judge had been equally extreme. Being contributors of the apex bar and stakeholders within the warfare to establish the guideline of law, independence of the judiciary and the secure administration of justice, “we have to all be involved about what is going on and maintain an urgent assembly of the council”, it introduced.

meanwhile, % vp Amjad Shah instructed The express Tribune that movement have to be initiated towards the responsibility court decide for violating efficiency and disciplinary regulations. He puzzled why the decide held a assembly with an individual like Nasir Butt.