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SC Can’t Interfere in Matters of HC: CJ

ISLAMABAD: Chief Jusitce of Pakistan Justice Asif Saeed Khosa has clarified that the superior court can not interfere in the matters of High Court, however, the court can thing of interference in the lower courts over happening of extreme injustice.

The SC three member bench in Chair of CJ Aisf Saeed Khosa heard a petition of Waris Masih. The petitioner counsel insisted the superior court to order the High Court to extend the time for the payment of the amount for guarantee.

On the petitioner’s counsel arguments, the CJ remarked the SC in its 70-year history never interfered in the matter of the high court while the SC could consider interference in the matters of the lower courts over happening of the extreme injustice.

The CJ said that the case is under trial in the HC and the SC can not order in the undertrial case adding that the HC has extended period for the payment thrice despite that the payment was not made.

Later, the SC disposed of Waris Masih petition against the decision of the HC for the recovery of Rs 1.5 million and ordered the petitioner to pay the sum.