No human right violation in Arsalan Iftikhar case: Zahid Bukhari - Chief Justice Blog - Pakistan's 1st Law Blog


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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

No human right violation in Arsalan Iftikhar case: Zahid Bukhari

Real estate tycoon Malik Riaz’s legal counsel, Zahid Bukhari said Wednesday their was no need to take Suo motu notice as their was no human right violation in Dr Arsalan Iftikhar case. Talking to media persons in Lahore, Zahid Bukhari said that he pledged the court to setup commission or transfer the case to other institution for investigation, adding that the court reply would be expected tomorrow in this regard. He said that the contempt of court was not carried out in the press conference of Malik Riaz, adding that he was not consulted for this media briefing. However, the court recorded the statements of both parties and journalist pertaining to Dr Arsalan Iftikhar case but the SC cannot carry out the investigation of the case and some other institutions would investigate it in accordance to law, Bukhari added. Zahid Bukhari said that during the proceeding of the case, he asked the court to constitute commission for the investigation of Dr Arsalan Iftikhar case like the one, which was setup during Memo Gate case. He said that the attorney general has supported his stance in the court while Sardar Ishaq, counsel of Dr Arsalan Iftikhar requested the court to hold judicial enquiry of the case.


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