Thursday December 16, 2021

Verdict Reserved On Review Petitions In Sacked Employees Case


ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) has reserved verdict in the review petitions in sacked employees case after listening to the arguments.

A five-member larger bench headed by Justice Umar Ata Bandial and comprising Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah, Justice Sajjad Ali Shah, Justice Qazi Mohammad Amin and Justice Aminuddin Khan heard the review petitions in sacked employees case.

The Supreme Court (SC) reserved verdict in review petitions filed in a case related to the termination of 16,000 government employees. The verdict will be announced by the top court on Friday (tomorrow).

The top court maintained that it will be ensured to stop the entrance of people into the constitutional institutions in an illegal way.

Justice Umar Ata Bandial remarked that the court was expecting solid arguments from the attorney general. He observed that the employees had been sacked from 1997 to 1999 and the terminated employees had gotten new jobs during this period.

The SC judge remarked that the judiciary is guarding the legislation of the state. He maintained that the court will give its verdict on its own if no assistance was provided for the act. Justice Bandial remarked that the case has now out of the jurisdiction of just a review petition.

Justice Bandial remarked that the verdict will be given on Friday (tomorrow).

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