Case of audio tapes: Chief Justice reiterates his determination to protect constitutional institutions
Chief Justice Umar Atta Bandyal has remarked that an attempt is being made to defame constitutional institutions through audio tapes, in our view these audio tapes are worthless
Former CCPO Ghulam Mehmood Dogar, while giving remarks in the transfer case, Chief Justice Umar Atta Bandyal has said that the Supreme Court is a constitutional institution that is being discredited through audio tapes.
The transfer case of former CCPO Ghulam Mehmood Dogar was heard in the Supreme Court. The Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Umar Atta Bandyal, dealt with the Election Commission’s withdrawal of the application against the transfer of Ghulam Mohammad Dogar.
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During the hearing, Chief Justice Umar Atta Bandyal remarked that the Election Commission is a constitutional institution which we will fully defend. The Election Commission has constitutional powers to conduct transparent elections. If there is any malpractice in transparent elections, we will intervene.
سپریم کورٹ آئینی ادارہ ہے جسے آڈیو ٹیپس کے ذریعے بدنام کیا جارہا ہے ہم صبر اور درگزر سے کام لے کر آئینی ادارے کا تحفظ کریں گے آئینی اداروں کو بدنام کرنے والی ان آڈیو ٹیپس کی کوئی اہمیت نہیں ان ٹیپس پر صبر اور درگزر کا مظاہرہ کررہے ہیں ادارے کا تحفظ کریں گے،چیف جسٹس عمر عطابندیال
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During the hearing, the Chief Justice also remarked that the Supreme Court is a constitutional institution which is being defamed through audio tapes. We will protect the constitutional institution with patience and mercy.
Chief Justice Umar Atta Bandial said that these audio tapes defaming the constitutional institutions have no importance, those who are showing patience and mercy on these tapes will protect the institution.