Justice Mansoor Recuses To Hear Review Petition Of Former MD PTV

Justice Mansoor recuses to hear review petition of former MD PTV

Supreme Court judge Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah Wednesday recused himself to hear review petition regarding appointment of former Managing Director (MD) Pakistan Television (PTV) Ata Ul Haq Qasmi

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 22nd Sep, 2021 ) :Supreme Court judge Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah Wednesday recused himself to hear review petition regarding appointment of former Managing Director (MD) Pakistan Television (ptv) Ata Ul Haq Qasmi.

A three-member SC bench headed by Justice Umar Ata Bandial heard the review petition.

During the course of proceedings, Advocate Akram Sheikh counsel for the petitioner said that the court did not allow the petitioner to change the counsel at previous hearing. He said that Ata-ul-Haq Qasmi wanted to present his arguments in the case.

He pleaded the court to fix the plea of Ata-ul-Haq Qasmi.

Justice Mansoor said that this bench was not hearing the case so it could not issue order in the case.

Akram Sheikh said that numbering of an application was an administrative task.

Justice Bandial said that if it was an administrative job, the court could order to put numbers administratively. According to office, the petition was not even signed by Ata-ul-Haq Qasmi.

Later, the bench referred the matter to the Chief Justice for formation of new bench.