Ex-chief justice Chaudhry given privileges on directives of court

05:12 PM | 6 Mar, 2015
Ex-chief justice Chaudhry given privileges on directives of court
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ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Salman Aslam Butt, the attorney general of Pakistan, informed the senate that federal government provided a 6,000cc bullet proof vehicle to former Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on the directives of Islamabad High Court.

The attorney general, while answering a question in the upper house of the parliament, told the government is bearing all expenses of the bullet proof car of Mr. Chaudhry.

The honorable court issued special order to the government, which is subjected to follow the every instruction given by the court, he explained the legal position of the previliages provided to former chief justice.

He informed the house that government has challenged this order by IHC but it is yet to be heard by the court. “ We are moving another application for early hearing of the plea”.

Earlier, Leader of the Opposition Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan, Saeed Ghani, Farhatullah Babar, Taj Haider, Haji Muhammad Adeel and others criticized additional perks and privileges provided to the retired Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry.