Pakistan Bar Council To Imran Khan: Fire Your Law Minister
The Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) after the resignation of attorney general for Pakistan Anwar Mansoor Khan has asked Prime Minister Imran Khan to expel Federal Law Minister Farogh Naseem from the cabinet.
#BreakingNews: another head to roll? #PBC demands PM @ImranKhanPTI sacking of Federal law minister @Farogh_NaseemPK from federal cabinet.#SupremeCourt #JusticeQaziFarzIsa pic.twitter.com/jZPIxkWlpR
— Asad Ali Toor (@AsadAToor) February 22, 2020
The demand has come in the wake of comments by former AG that his remarks before the SC bench was made in line with the views of the federal government and that the law minister Farogh Naseem was fully aware of them.
While responding Justice Qazi Faiz Isa’s application against the reference, former AG had alleged that some judges were helping out the judge under trial.
In a scathing press release issued by the PBC, the lawyers alleged that Farogh Naseem was the “master mind of the conspiracy against the judiciary” given his “dubious past conduct” in filing of a reference against Justice Qazi Faez Isa, acting as former military dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharraf’s lead counsel; and “his having all set to become counsel for the incumbent COAS in his case of extension in service”.
The press release added:
The Prime Minister of Pakistan is urged upon to immediately expel him from the Federal Cabinet in the larger national interest and continuity of the democratically elected government, lest it is too late…
Naya Daur Media (NDM) is a bi-lingual progressive digital media platform aiming to inform and educate Pakistanis at home and abroad. Subscribe to our YouTube channel here Follow us on Facebook Twitter and Instagram