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SC orders formation of a larger bench to hear Model Town case on Dec 5

Lahore(Web Desk) The Supreme Court of Pakistan Lahore Registry has ordered the formation of a larger bench to hear the Model Town case.The next hearing of the Case will be held on  5 Dec 2018.

A two-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice of Supreme Court Justice Ijazul Ahsan, heard on Monday a petition to form a new Joint Investigation Team (JIT) in the case at the Supreme Court’s Lahore Registry.

The petition for Joint Investigation Team (JIT) was filed by Bisma Amjad, the daughter of a woman who died in the Model Town incident.

in this petition She says that in the previous Punjab and Federal government’s tenure the respondents were all influential and at senior positions so an independent investigation could not be conducted.

She pleaded to the court to order the formation of a new Joint Investigation Team (JIT) so an impartial investigation can be conducted.

ex prime minister of pakistan main muhammad  Nawaz Sharif and 138 others, including ex chief minister of punjab Shehbaz Sharif, Hamza Shahbaz and Khawaja Saad Rafique, have been named as respondents in the case and issued notices.

The larger bench will comprise the chief justice, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and three other judges.

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