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Friday, December 23, 2011

No Takeover is Possible in Pakistan

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammed Chaudhry Friday said no takeover is possible in the country in his presence, stressing that Pakistan will now have supremacy of the Constitution.
Heading a nine-member bench of the Supreme Court (SC) hearing the infamous memorandum scandal case, the CJ Chaudhry said, ‘Past are the days when the courts used to endorse unconstitutional measures; instead, we are sitting here to safeguard the Constitution.’
The armed forces are protecting the country the country with the blood and Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, in his affidavit, termed the memo a threat to the national security.
Justice S. Khawja said the newspaper reports are giving impressions that there is war going on between the military and the Parliament; but, he is unable to spot any such thing on ground.
Salahud Din Mengel, the counsel of Abdul Qadir Baloch said former Pakistani ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani is a US citizen. To this, Haqqani’s counsel Asma Jahangir retorted, ‘This is unfounded claim.’


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