Islamabad (Daily Pakistan Online) During the hearing on the petition to stop the long march of Tehreek-e-Insaf in the Supreme Court, Justice Athar Manullah said, “Has the administration become so weak that it cannot control the long march? It is a matter for the executive.” Refer to, Judiciary can intervene only in extraordinary circumstances, the administration has wide powers to control the situation, then why should the court interfere?
According to the private TV channel Express News, a hearing was held in the Supreme Court on Kamran Murtaza’s request to stop the long march of Tehreek-e-Insaf. The place has been fixed for? Asking the administration to inform the court, the Supreme Court ordered to inform the Additional Attorney General within half an hour.
Petitioner Senator Kamran Murtaza said that Imran Khan’s long march has started for two weeks, according to Fawad Chowdhury, the long march will reach Islamabad on Friday, the long march may affect life, but PTI has the right to long march. The rights of the common man should not be affected.
Justice Ayesha Malik inquired whether the government had made any mechanism to regulate the protest? Justice Athar Manullah said, “Has the administration become so weak that it cannot control the long march? It is a matter for the executive to refer to them.” Judiciary can intervene only in exceptional circumstances, the administration has wide powers to control the situation, then why should the court interfere?
Senator Kamran Murtaza said that the matter has gone too far, one person was killed by firing on PTI’s long march. Justice Ayesha Malik said that PTI’s long march has been going on for many days. has approached the administration? What is the haste in the matter of long march and what is the negligence of the administration?
Chief Justice Umar Atta Bandial said that you have mentioned the past violations in the petition, Long March is a political issue which can be resolved politically, interference in such issues creates a strange situation for the court, you have submitted your petition. I have mentioned an audio, in this audio there is a mention of bringing weapons, the audio is true or false but it may disturb the peace and order situation, did the people of May 25 long march have weapons?
The Chief Justice of Pakistan said that the right to protest is not unlimited, it is subject to constitutional limits. Have you contacted the Punjab government? If the connection between the province and the federation is cut off, can the court intervene?
Justice Athar Minullah said that you are a senator, strengthen the parliament, Kamran Murtaza said that I have come in a personal capacity, Justice Athar Minullah said how can you believe that you are part of the government and come in a personal capacity.
Kamran Murtaza said that it seems that the administration cannot control the situation. Justice Ayesha Malik said that the case of contempt of court is pending in the larger bench, where the parties have to respond, do you want this bench to intervene in the case of Long March separately? Justice Athar Manullah said that the case of Long March So it is also pending in Islamabad High Court.
The Chief Justice said that PTI had applied for H9 ground for May 25 rally, the administration refused to give H9 ground, then the Supreme Court intervened. Are you afraid that the May 25 incident may happen again?
Justice Athar Minullah said that if someone commits a violation, the executive has wide powers. The Chief Justice of Pakistan said that according to you, the powers of the executive are limited to 27 kilometers. And the parliament will not be weak? Justice Ayesha Malik said, “Today there are protests in many places including the parliament in Islamabad, have you ever gone to the courts against the rest of the protests? Why does the court need to intervene in the long march of a particular party?” ?
The court called the Additional Attorney General Aamir Rehman to the rostrum. The Additional Attorney General said that the administration had asked the PTI to hold a rally in Rawat, the administration sought an affidavit from the PTI, which has not been done so far, in the Islamabad High Court. Even this matter is going on, if you give me half an hour, I will get information from the administration.
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