SJC to hear references against judges today

Islamabad (HRNW): The Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) will hear references against Supreme Court (SC) judge Justice Qazi Faez Isa and another high court judge on Friday. The references are scheduled to be heard at 2pm today. The government had filed references against two judges, Justice Isa and Sindh High Court Judge K K Agha in the SJC under Article 209. President Arif Alvi had forwarded the references to the SJC. The presidential reference has been filed against the judges over the allegations of hiding their assets Earlier on April 20, the Punjab Bar Council had demanded the removal of Justice Qazi Faez Isa as judge of the Supreme Court. The Council had approved a resolution demanding that Justice Qazi Faez Isa should be removed from the post of judge of the Supreme Court. It said that action should be taken under Article 209 (V).

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