A larger bench of the Supreme Court will hear the petitions against the AudioLeaks Commission today.
Yesterday, Chief Justice of Pakistan Umar Attabandial constituted a larger bench on the petitions against the Audiolex Commission.
A 5-member larger bench headed by the Chief Justice will hear the petition against the Audio Leaks Commission today. The bench will include Justice Ijazul Ahsan, Justice Muneeb Akhtar, Justice Shahid Waheed and Justice Hasan Azhar Rizvi.
President Supreme Court Bar Abid Zubiri challenged the summoning notice of the AudioLeaks Commission and requested the Supreme Court to declare the proceedings and orders of the AudioLeaks Inquiry Commission as unconstitutional and illegal.
The Audio Leaks Commission has summoned 4 persons connected with the alleged audios: Abid Zuberi, Khawaja Tariq Rahim Advocate, journalist Abdul Qayyum Siddiqui and Najam Saqib, son of former Chief Justice Saqib Nisar, yesterday.
It should be noted that the federal government has formed a 3-member judicial commission on the issue of audio leaks. The commission headed by the senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, Justice Qazi Faiz Isa, includes the chief justices of the Balochistan High Court and the Islamabad High Court. Action has been initiated by calling.