ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar has said Zainab was a daughter of the nation and the head of the whole Pakistani nation hangs in shame over this heinous incident of rape and murder.
He gave these remarks while expressing condolences over the brutal rape and murder of eight years old Zainab in Kasur.
” My wife is more disturbed and aggrieved than me over this incident” he observed..
A three members bench of Supreme Court ( SC) presided over by CJP Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Mashir Alam and Justice Sajjad Ali Shah took up Al-Razi medical college case for hearing Thursday.
At the inception of hearing CJP said “ the lawyers have observed strike today for what.
Aitzaz Ahsan said strike is being observed against Kasur incident.
CJP remarked “ Zainab was daughter of entire Pakistani nation. The head of the whole nation hangs in shame due to this brutal incident. My wife is more aggrieved than I am over this heinous crime. Though nation is in grief and anger yet there is no justification for lawyers strike.
He remarked “stopping violence is responsibility of the lawyers.; I am requesting the lawyers to shun the way of violence.
Aitzaz Ahsan said strike is being observed against the firing on protesters.
CJP remarked “ had Aitzaz Ahsan not been there, lawyers movement would not have run. Aitzaz Ahsan as a legislator will have to play the same role now.
CJP observed “ role will have to be played for reforms in health and judiciary;
Aitzaz Ahsan said some negative aspects of movement for independent judiciary have also come to fore. Violent lawyers and arrogant judges are product of movement for independence of judiciary.
CJP remarked arrogance is an ulcer and death of a judge. The judges should not be arrogant in any way.
The court while directing the lawyers of parties concerned for giving 3 names each in connection with inspection team allowed Khyber Medical university to issue results of admission test.
The court adjourned the hearing of the case till January 16.
The CJP has also taken suo motu notice of rape and murder incident of 8 years old girl in Kasur and sought report from IG Punjab on this matter