Pakistan 2.0: Justice Revolution Taking Place

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The National Judicial Policy-2009 [0.3 MB PDF] has started showing remarkable results in merely two weeks time and superior and subordinate judiciary has disposed off 232,091 (0.232 million) cases after implementation of policy from June 01st to June 12th, it is learnt.

Following the tremendous precedent set by the Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry to voluntary extend working hours in his bench, other judges of the apex court, judges of the high courts and judges of the subordinate judiciary have also done the same and thus have given tremendous output. According to a press release of National Judicial Policy Making Committee, Chief Justice of Pakistan use to sit two to three hours after the fixed court timings to decide maximum number of cases in the cause list.

According to details a total of 18,392 cases were pending on June 1, while 831 new cases were instituted during last two weeks, 1,137 were decided thus lowering the backlog by 306 cases to the level of 18,066. In the Lahore High Court, a total of 129,088 cases were pending on June 1, while 7,323 were instituted during last two weeks, 26,298 were decided thus lowering the backlog by 18,975 cases to the level of 110,113. In Sindh High Court, a total of 30,354 cases were pending on June 1, while 3,108 were instituted during last two weeks, 4,647 were decided thus lowering the backlog by 1,539 cases to 28,815. In Peshawar High Court, a total of 13,106 cases were pending on June 1, while 1541 were instituted during last two weeks, 2,521 were decided thus lowering the backlog by 980 cases to the level of 12,126. In Balochistan High Court, a total of 4,068 cases were pending on June 1, while 101 were instituted during last two weeks, 130 were decided thus lowering the backlog by 29 cases to 4,039.

According to this detail the performance of subordinate judiciary was also marvelous and only Punjab’s lower courts have decided 175,160 in merely 11 days giving an output average of 15,924 cases per day. In Punjab’s subordinate judiciary a total of 1,215,208 cases were pending on June 1, while 135,823 new cases were instituted during last two weeks, 175,160 were decided thus lowering the backlog by 39,337 cases to the level of 1,175,871. In Sindh’s subordinate judiciary, a total of 91,045 cases were pending on June 1, while 4345 were instituted during last two weeks, 5,237 were decided thus lowering the backlog by 892 cases to 90,153. In lower courts of NWFP, though number of case instituted was greater than the number of cases decided but a considerable number of cases were decided. A total of 109,547 cases were pending on June 1, while 16,609 were instituted during last two weeks, 14,713 were decided thus backlog reached on the level of 111,443. In lower courts of Balochistan, a total of 9,228 cases were pending on June 1, while 2,743 were instituted during last two weeks, 3,248 were decided thus lowering the backlog by 505 cases to the level of 8,723.

It is also mentioned in the press release of the National Judicial committee that not only lawyers but government agencies and public litigants also extend full cooperation in this regard thus enabling the judicial system to expedite this process.

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47 thoughts on “Pakistan 2.0: Justice Revolution Taking Place”

  1. No compromise on judges appointment
    http://www.thenews.com.pk/top_story_detail.asp?Id=22942

    Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has set honesty, uprightness and professionalism as the pre-conditions for those recommended amongst the lawyers fraternity for their appointment as judges to the superior judiciary, besides disapproving those, too, who are diehard political activists

    ……………… in order to realise the dream of getting a corruption-free and an independent judiciary.

  2. It is indeed a remarkable break through in judiciary in Pakistan history. chief justice has set an example to all of us that if you stand tall and aim high nothing can stop you.
    LONG LIVE IFTIKHAR CHAUDRY!

  3. Are the cases decided truly just? Because simply deciding cases faster doesn’t mean that they are doing justice to the people.

  4. @zia: I have the same concerns as you.

    “According to this detail the performance of subordinate judiciary was also marvelous and only Punjab’s lower courts have decided 175,160 in merely 11 days giving an output average of 15,924 cases per day”

    Lets say each case was given 2 min to be decided. Then it would take approx 22 hrs to decide 15,924 cases in a day. How is that humanly possible?

  5. well…wat can i say? my sister has been fighting a case in family court in pakistan for her childern’s rights which according to the law has to be finished in three months but now it’s more than an year it’s going on……..now i know wat does really”JUSTICE DELAYED IS JUSTICE DENIED”……means.

  6. Trust has to be given to the judges as they have taken initiative. besides , when it comes to judiciary, unless case is really clear and easy to decide upon, there is always a risk that judgment passed could be a wrong one but then that is attributed to the fallibility of human and something that we cannot eradicate completely, hence judges are required to be honest and under the circumstances examine the evidence and give unbiased judgment.

  7. there is no known treatment of cynicism but this seems to be a big step towards not only cleaning the judicial system but also to fasten the justice system which will inshallah bring prosperity and happiness amongst common people of pakistan. people have spent their belongings on some small cases which remained pending for years and years but there must be sigh of relief as there is a hope and light at the end of this long tunnel.

  8. AOA all brothers and sisters
    i m a lawyer from pakistan now doing my llm in london i would like to say clearfy some points here regarding concerns of some viewers or readers abut the quality of decisions made by the judges while disposing off cases in such speedy disposal of cases. being a person from field of law when i was studing law i found that the most techinical code regarding procedure of civil cases known as civil procedure code was formulated by a british jurist after spending about 40 years studing or obsurving social, cultural, economical ect conditions and needs of subcontinent and believe me he realy drafted such a compect caode that if it is properly followed any case of civil nature cannot take more then few monts to conclude even after first decison there are minimum three oppurtunities of appealing against that decison and these oppertunities can be exercised one after another by either party so please try to be optmistic rather then losing hope

  9. Good news and not so good news…
    _________________________________________________________

    No compromise on judges appointment

    Friday, June 26, 2009

    By Ansar Abbasi

    ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has set honesty, uprightness and professionalism as the pre-conditions for those recommended amongst the lawyers fraternity for their appointment as judges to the superior judiciary, besides disapproving those, too, who are diehard political activists, it was learnt.

    Informed sources said the chief justice has conveyed it to the chief justices of the provincial high courts that no compromise should be made on these prerequisites for fresh inductions into the superior judiciary in order to realise the dream of getting a corruption-free and an independent judiciary.

    Sources close to Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer told The News that Taseer during his recent meeting with the chief justice was also told that no compromise would be made on the appointment of judges that should be on the basis of their reputation and professionalism instead of their political affiliation and connections.

    Sources said Taseer was asked by the chief justice that being a constitutional consultee in the appointment of judges in the Lahore High Court, he, too, should ensure that the recommended nominees met the pre-requisites of being honest, upright, professional and free from known political biases.

    However, the governorís recent recommendation of seven lawyers as desired future judges of the Lahore High Court, reportedly without the prior input or approval of the Lahore High Court chief justice, has caused consternation in judicial circles. Sources said the LHC chief justice did not appreciate the governor’s move which was being viewed as a breach of the Constitution.

    For inexplicable reasons, the Punjab governor forwarded to the LHC chief justice names of advocates Mian Sarfraz Hassan, Muhammad Abid Hussain Saqi, Jehanzeb Khan Bharwana, Syed Mazhar Ali Akbar Naqvi, Mumtaz Mustafa, Khwaja Tariq Sohail and Azhar Siddiqi as the “recommendations received in the Governor’s Secretariat”.

    Under the Constitution and as per the Supreme Court’s judgment in Al-Jihad case, it is the chief justice of a provincial high court who is authorised to recommend names amongst lawyers and sessions judges for their appointment as judges of the respective high court.

    These recommendations are then forwarded to the chief justice of Pakistan through the governor of the province, who gives his comments on the suitability of each and every nominee in the light of intelligence agencies’ ground check but is not authorised to either add or delete any name suggested by the high court chief justice. Along with his comments and recommendations, the governor forwards the names to the Supreme Court chief justice through the Law Ministry. It is the chief justice of Pakistan, who gives final recommendations and forward them to the president, who is bound to approve these recommendations baring those exceptional cases where the latter has cogent reasons to offer in writing to turn down any of the CJ’s recommendations.

    Interestingly, the Punjab governor who according to some experts may have traversed his constitutional limits by forwarding names to the LHC chief justice for judges appointment and has also been the linchpin in the appointment of what was generally dubbed as “Jiyala Judges” during Dogar’s tenure as chief justice, had met the chief justice of Pakistan to express his concern over certain names forwarded to the chief justice for appointment as judges in the LHC a few weeks back.

    In his private interactions, the governor is reportedly trying to get credit for blocking those appointments, Law Ministry sources confided to The News that much before the governor’s meeting with the chief justice, the then-Law Secretary, Agha Rafique, who is presently the chief justice of the Federal Shariah Court, had already directed the concerned wing of the ministry not to forward those recommendations to the chief justice of Pakistan as they did not meet the required standard of the chief justice of Pakistan.

    Those recommendations, it is said, were to be returned to the Lahore High Court for fresh review in line with the parameters set by the chief justice of Pakistan. Two other cases of LHC additional judges — Ali Hasan Rizvi and Saifur Rehman — were also referred to Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry for confirmation or otherwise, but the chief justice decided to try them for another six months by extending their temporary appointment in the LHC.

    Before expecting from all the constitutional consultees, including the chief justices of the high courts and provincial governors, it was Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, who himself set the tone by recommending the best available judges for the Supreme Court, including Justice Ghulam Rabbani, Justice Muhammad Sair Ali, Justice Mehmud Akhtar Shahid Siddiqui and Justice Jawwad S Khawaja.

    However, it is pertinent to note that after the restoration of the Nov 3, 2007 judiciary in March this year, President Zardari has so far acted strictly in line with the judgment in Al-Jihad case and on the recommendations of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry regarding appointments in the superior judiciary.

  10. It is painful appeal to all Pakistanis Don’t get Jazbati/excited unnecessary in starting there are some Cosmetic Measures taken this is the major problem of Pakistani Institutes on such day when you & I hear that the Fauji Generals, their closed friends e.g. Weedaras/Chaudhries/Maliks/Sardars/Khans & hi-fi elite of well recognized Parties leader moreover cream of Bureaucrats are not above the Law on such day you will feel yes this set target has been achieved of our Judiciary.

    Otherwise Subb Kay Subb Qisay Kahnian Hein Eik Kaan Saay Suno aur Dosray Saay Nikal Dou.

  11. I have been reading about the record number of cases judged by the judiciary but it would be more u seful if you compare these numbers with past numbers to give a context.
    Probably a grap of number of cases settled on a timeline will be interesting. Also an indication of the nature of cases settled will also be illuminating.

  12. I am not sure where this judicial policy is going.. hows many civil or session judges sacked for corruption? hmmm None.
    Ansar Abbasi should think about this first. What happened to Rangeela Judge, last time I heard he was still CJ of IHC. They are just playing. ALL BS.

  13. There is no need to be cynic.

    There is progress. Appointment of higher court jusges is getting improved.

    There is majic stick which will change things in minutes.

    Pessimists suck.

    Otherwise bring back IZAT MAAB Dogar sahab and live with his style.

  14. @ faraz

    “Lets say each case was given 2 min to be decided. Then it would take approx 22 hrs to decide 15,924 cases in a day. How is that humanly possible?”

    your analysis was funny .. do u know whts the total number of judges are there to hear those cases? lets say there are 300 judges so u can divide the cases and come out with the result in that case which may be a daunting task but humanly possible.

  15. @Usman

    It’s not about being cynic or majic wand.

    It’s about disappointment. The other day Shezad Roy said in Kal Tak, we don’t expect govt to land on the moon or do any of the ‘dificult’ things. However, it does not take a genius to figure out that you need to spend more on Education and Healthcare instead of foriegn trips of President and PM. Unfortunately our leaders dont see it this way because thier kids go to KGS, Aithson, Dubai , Oxford..etc and they go to UK/US for medical treatment. So for them everything is just great.

    Similarly nobody expects the Judiciary to be 100% independent and corruption free and independent in 3 months. However, there are obvious things like the NRO. What’s taking CJ so long to take on this issue? I call it a compromise.

    What about corruption? What about farm house / plot scandals?

  16. I think it a positive development…but lots needs to be done……there are several areas where judicial system needs complete overhauling…

    1. issue of touts in courts…the people who are there to bribe judges, clerks….etc.every thing has a rate…from filing to getting a date….standard rate….

    2. issue of lawyers with fake degrees…i know so many people who I know for a fact has no law degrees. They started working as clerks and then got a “fake” degree from a university…now represent themselves as lawyers….how can expect fair and good representation… most of these types of people are involved in corruption….I think Bar Association need to step up on this issue….

    3. issue of old out of date laws…..judiciary has to review the procedural aspects of their laws.. and make them modern and simple…..needs a complete overall…hope IMC starts some work on it…

    list goes on…..

  17. NOT YET. Honest judiciary means, treat every one equally in the line of justice. It is important to note that all cases against Nawaz and Shahbaz Sharif are being dismissed including other ruling parties leaders. But oridinary and poor Pakistanis are being given sentences in their cases. What kind of justice is that?
    Chief Justice has to show honesty in dealing with the politicians, leaders irrespective of any politicial affiliation, whether it was past or present.
    Pakistani political leaders are innocent and angels, it is only poor people who are corrupt and dishonest.
    The major part of corruption comes from Lawyers and judges who are saleable commodity and a cancer in the society. They should be punished too in order to set an example for others.

  18. OH bhai logo kyon tum politicians ki peechay par gaye ho

    Let them live. Gradual democratic elections will phase out corrupt and bad ones.
    You guys are preparing the way for another mush kutta.

    Leave NRO behind.

    Politicians ahve suffered alot. Staying in attock fort is not easy or in landhi special cell.
    so dont do this injustice.
    You had your prime ministers, hanged, exiled, hand cuffed roughed by ordinary sipahis.
    You liek these kind of things.

    Pessimism and munafiqat of dictator worshiper suck

  19. It’s very positive development that the judicial policy is practically implemented and has given the results.

    Insha Allah, it will be a starting point for the rule of law in our beloved country.

  20. It is positive step forward however, there is still a lot that needs to be done regarding eradication of corrupt that is so deeply rooted in our society. Useless Gov of ours should also take some similar actions and try to strengthen the institutions in Pakistan.

    On a positive note, I believe our nation is slowly but surely moving in the right direction The political giants and the Army should realize that they can’t oppress the people of Pakistan further. The nation had enough and it’s time for a change.

  21. “JUSTICE delayed is justice denied”, the maxim, is the driving force behind the Judicial Policy introduced by the Chief Justice about a week ago. The Judicial Policy aims at quick disposal of cases and thus providing relief to the litigants. But as the situation is, unfortunately the Judicial Policy might well be the reason for an immense increase in litigation, both civil and criminal. For example at:

    http://www.pakspectator.com/the-judicial-policy/

    Criminal and Civil litigation, in most cases, is interconnected, civil disputes lead to criminal disputes and vice-versa. The Judicial Policy provides for a period of only five days of notice in Bail before arrest cases. The period between filing of Bail application and notice to Complainant and Police to appears aims at providing the accused enough time to join the investigation with the Police and clarify his position, a notice of five days means that the accused would be left with very little time to prove his innocence to the Police where he has been involved in the case falsely. Also, the Judicial Policy provides for completion of trial within one year after its commencement, which too is not enough.

  22. @faraz

    “Lets say each case was given 2 min to be decided. Then it would take approx 22 hrs to decide 15,924 cases in a day. How is that humanly possible?”

    A very strange comment by you faraz. sheryar commented on it and i agree with him. total number of sanctioned judges in Punjab in lower judiciary (i.e. excluding high court judges) is 1117 and working strength is 951 in all categories. this data is from national judicial policy document which is available on supreme court website (http://www.supremecourt.gov.pk/njp2009/njp2009.pdf). you can now perform the calculations correctly.

    in principle i agree that besides quantity,quality of decisions is also important. But CJP has made a start and let us hope that we will have positive results. and the quick processing of cases to clear the backlog is one such result. delay in cases is not the only issue in judicial system but is definitely a major one. i appreciate CJP and wish him good luck.

  23. I didn’t have my facts clear… Thank you for clearing this out.. I hope they could catch up with the backlog of these cases.

  24. Supreme Court taking the nation into right direction.

    CHANDIGARH: Taking cognizance of a TOI report on illegal cross-border organ trade, Pakistan’s Supreme Court has come down heavily on those involved
    in the racket and ordered for stringent measures to bring an end to the shocking practice.

    TOI’s news of February 7, 2009 ‘Pakistan hospital on WHO kidney sale radar’ was reportedly instrumental in getting the SC to act on a petition moved for implementation of Transplantation of Human Organs and Tissues Ordinance, 2007, earlier this week.

    “It is heartening to know of your interest in the fight against organ trade. Your article was… instrumental in the build up of the situation leading to the circumstances finally unfolding in the court’s verdict,” said Human Organ Transplant Authority administrator Maj Gen (retd) Abdul Qadir Usmani in an email to TOI.

    While ordering Lahore-based Aadil Hospital, the kidney centre under scanner, to furnish complete details of all operations undertaken by it in the last three years within two weeks, the SC had directed HOTA to oversee its functioning henceforth.

    Back home, Vivekanand Jha, additional professor in PGI’s nephrology department and member of ethics committee of Global Transplantation Society, confirmed that the international renal bazaar was very much alive.

    “We still get patients who have crossed the border to sell their kidneys, only to return to us with complications. I am in touch with international bodies which are trying to combat this growing menace,” said Jha.

    But defending himself, chief executive officer of Aadil Hospital, Abdul Waheed Sheikh, wrote to TOI that he had stopped the trade following SC orders.

    http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Stop-cross-border-organ-trade-Pak-SC/articleshow/4708359.cms

  25. To be honest, only Chief Justice can’t fix this whole mess. He is going to need help from all of us.

    For example Lawyers (Liar) should not take a fake cases, when they take fake cases they try to get fake proofs, try to bring dishonest witness, get fake documents, give funny statements where Courts system works on witness and proofs.

    Only one thing can make this whole system perfect if people tell the truth, give the honest witness statement, and don’t give fake documents. In order to make it work those people should get punishment whom give fake documents, lie on stand and etc.

    One promise from people “DO NOT LIE” then everything will be fine inshah Allah

  26. Such a great performance by the Superior Judiciary under it’s present head, The Honorable Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mr.Iftikhar Chowdhary was long desired by each & every Pakistani, belonging to whatever political ‘hue or color’; & which was also BUT EXPECTED of him, especially upon his recent restoration to that august position which he MOST DESERVED.

    All Pakistanis, now hope that each ‘pillar of the state’ as well as each & every govt department working under it will NOW take a ‘cue’ from this great performance of the Superior Judiciary, which in turn, again is hoped, will act as a stimulus for other departments to learn from the former & follow suit.

  27. “Our bad luck is that the rulers do not realise how seriously such politicised appointments affect the performance of the government and its service delivery for general masses”

    ‘Jiyala judges’ project fails
    http://www.thenews.com.pk/top_story_detail.asp?Id=22965

    The popular saying ‘old habits die hard’ truly fits in the case of the Punjab governor, who recently moved a list of seven ‘Jiyala lawyers’ to the chief justice of the Lahore High Court as ‘recommendations received in the Governor’s Secretariat’ for the slots of judges of the LHC.

    The chief justice not only rejected the governor’s nominees but also expressed his displeasure over the violation of the Constitution because the summary for appointment of lawyers for the slots of judges had to be initiated from the office of the LHC chief justice, reports said.

    The chief justice has set honesty, uprightness and professionalism as conditions for those recommended from amongst the legal fraternity for appointment as judges to the superior judiciary so that no one could raise fingers at them.

    ….along with list of individuals with their affiliations in the article!

  28. Faraz said ‘Lets say each case was given 2 min to be decided. Then it would take approx 22 hrs to decide 15,924 cases in a day. How is that humanly possible?’

    ….wah wah wah on your analysis………..i suppose Maths was the subject you scored very high in…….at primary!…and are now putting it to test on this site!

  29. AOA all
    I think this is a positive start, we should not expect everything changes in a fortnight, we have to give some time to the judiciary to change the system to high level of standards.
    About NRO and other political cases still not touched by CJ the reason might be that he wants the system to be as strong so no one can misuse his powers to destabilize the system just like Musharraf did and wasted 2.5 years and all the nation was in a stalemate to restore the CJ.
    The positive note is that the Government and other strong people know that its not very easy now to maneuver things as it was possible when people like dogar were in charge what you expect for example if zardari want to send this (Supposedly just take it as an example) parliament home will he exercise his powers in the presence of the current superior judiciary, so brothers please keep hope and pray from ALLAH for the success of Judiciary and this nation.

  30. Assalam-o-Alaikum-Warahmat-ULLAH ALL,

    I will accept these results when I see investigations taking place on FIRs

    I will accept these results when I notice that no one is being denied registering a FIR

    I will accept these results when I see people in our society stop talking roumers, stop believing in rouemers and wait for investigations to bring out the evidence, facts

    I will accept these results when I see criminals getting punishments

    I will accept these results when I see criminals fearing punishments

    I will accept these results, when I see the murderers, rapists, looters, plunderers getting their due punishments

    I will accept these results, when I don’t see innocent people in jails in the thousands

    I will believe these results mean something when I see examples of justice system ensuring safety to people in our society

    So far, what I see is, Nawaz Sharif has won the “helicopter” case.

    So far what I see is, those who looted this nation, those who murdered people, those who raped innocent girls, those who plundered government institutions, those who plundered national assets are still on the loose WITHOUT ANY reprisals.

    I will not accept hollow facts, when there’s MORE talk and little output

    I prefer to remain cautious

    Dua go,
    HarisKhan

  31. Assalam-o-Alaikum-Warahmat-ULLAH ALL,

    I will accept these results, when I see Pak Army personnel fearing reprisals if they break constitution of Pakistan

    I will accept these results, when I see Pak Armed forces fearing reprisal from justice system in Pakistan

    I will accept these results, when I see Pak Army personnel fearing reprisals if they indiscriminately kill innocent Pakistani civilians

    Dua go,
    HarisKhan

  32. Assalam-o-Alaikum-Warahmat-ULLAH ALL,

    I will accept these results, when I see those who are implementing justice THEMSELVES obeying laws of the land

    I will accept these results, when I see government officials, bureaucrats, technocrats, politicians getting punished by justice system if they hurt people of Pakistan in any way what-so-ever

    I will accept these results, when I see government officials, bureaucrats, technocrats, politicians fearing reprisals from justice system if they hurt people of Pakistan in any way what-so-ever

    I will accept these results, when I see blood of a Pakistani is not cheaper than water

    Dua go,
    HarisKhan

  33. @ HarisKhan.
    1. I must hasten to add which Pakistani worth his/her salt, does not wish the same as you do, & who all, will also more readily accept the results just as you desire?
    2. I also endorse the opinion of ‘imi12i’as above, that we should not expect that ‘everything changes in a fortnight.’ Other reasons that he has elaborated-upon are also very valid.
    3. I do not think this great gentleman, i.e; CJ Mr. Iftikhar Ch. has changed his thinking even a ‘wee bit.’ If I was him, I would also retrace my same steps with more caution, given that there are thousands upon thousand INFLUENTIAL, but MORALLY CORRUPT bureaucrats/Cabinet Ministers/General/landlords /Waderas/ Khans, etc; who STILL HAVE THE POWER ( OR A NUISANCE VALUE) to sway the govt to their side against the incumbent CJ.
    4. Thus destabilization of the whole system IS POSSIBLE for yet another, (not only 2.5 years, as that despicable Mush, did;) but say, (PAINFULLY, ) for next 05 /10 years or more.

    Thus the nation understands that the CJ is proceeding VERY CORRECTLY & MORE CAUTIOUSLY than before; & which he, understandably, SHOULD. DO SO.

  34. Dear All:

    We should be optimistic in judging the things happening in System of Justice–at last the first drop of rain has come-something has moved in this stagnant, foul and corrupt static Judicial System—which should be welcomed–The only plus point uptil now is that all of us at least agree on one point agenda of cleansing this system—and any step taken in this direction is appreciated–CJP has really not done anything more than the efforts being poured in for his restoration–if he works round the clock he will not equalise the sacrifices given during his retoration movement–how can we think that he will not take up NRO, he will not bring to book the big, corrupt and influential people–yes he will–and surely he will–otherwise we all will lose our faith in our unique and successful resotoration movement–What people want to see is a fair and speedy trial of all BIG GUNS—and once these start, you will feel the upheaval–a silent revolution is in the make and it will Inshallah make Pakistan a real democratic, welfare state–where all will be equals in the eyes of “LAW”

    Pakistan Zindabad

  35. Assalam-o-Alaikum-Warahmat-ULLAH ALL,

    The way things are proceeding now, they are going to end up allowing these people to die of old age before they are indited for ALL the crimes

    THAT .. is unacceptable!!!

    Dua go,
    HarisKhan

  36. Assalam-o-Alaikum-Warahmat-ULLAH ALL,

    indited = tried, convicted and punished severely!!!

    Dua go,
    HarisKhan

  37. There are still thousands of cases pending in courts. Some mechanism must be developed such that the cases are heard and decisions made fast without of course compromising on The Due Process.

    And by the way why is Mr. Iftikhar Choudhry, who I respect enormously for showing courage always, particularly the way he saved The Steel Mill, is silent on The NRO? Is there a deal or so for his re-instatement? If that is the case then he should quit as the Chief Justice as Justice is blind and does take into consideration personal needs and sentiments.

    Efficiency as inefficiency and integrity as corruption percolate from the top. Mr. Choudhry should take suamoto action against Lawlessness and Corruption. Any state that cannot give protection to its citizens loses the right to govern and rule. Any body can be looted any where in Karachi at gun point where is the safety of citizens? Things have got out of hand for God’s sake do something.

    Can’t they catch people going about on mobikes and cars with weapons? Haul them up when taking petrol and do not sell petrol loose. Frisk them when they come to re-fill. This is one little suggestion among many to do. I do not think if the police means business a single theft, dacoity or hold up at gunpoint cane ever take place.

    Take suomoto action and order the wealth of any body who has stashed wealth in foreign banks. Surely it is not tax paid legal wealth. Any Pakistani living in Pakistan should not have his money in banks outside Pakistan. Why can’t we do it? Particularly politicians should not have a single penny out of the country. Order the money in. If they do not comply issue arrest warrants.

    Limit ownership of land to provide land for more and more people. This is one way of increasing self employment and curtailing the power of the land lords. The economic boom it will create is unimaginable.

    P0wer should rest with people and The State not a few vested interests the land lords. Land ceiling will solve so many problems and create so much opportunity it will take pages for me to write.

    Is Mr. Ifthikhar Choudhry listening please?

  38. Correction:
    Justice as Justice is blind and does not take into consideration personal needs and sentiments.

  39. If the Chief Justice was in fact REAL- then the first 3 cases he would have heard as soon as he got his job back would have been-

    1.NRO

    2.Assasination of BB

    3. The case of Missing persons.

    4. Nov 3rd actions and crminla indictment of Musharraf based on that.

    He has not done one. So with all due respect I am forced to ask-

    What DEAL did he make ?

  40. Yes, political parties and individuals who helped Iftikhar Choudhry to get his job back are getting all the benefits. Nawaz Sharif and his party are winning are each and every case in High courts and Supreme court and they will continue to win as long as Iftikhar Choudhry is in power. Poor man is still struggling to find justice in Pakistan, people are getting robbed and kiled in streets, women are kidnapped and raped every day, Police refuses to register their complaints. So much for JUSTICE in Pakistan.

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