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Jilani refuses to head probe commission



Shortly after the Supreme Court granted suo motu notice to the judges of the Islamabad High Court (IHC), Tassaduq Hussain Jillani, the former chief justice of Pakistan, resigned from leading the government-appointed one-man commission tasked with investigating claims of intelligence meddling in legal cases.
The former Chief Justice, in his self-excuse, stated that it would have been “violative of judicial propriety” for him to look into the matter because the judges had written a letter to the Chief Justice and the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC). He further contended that the matter might have come “within the jurisdiction of a constitutional body which is the Supreme Judicial Council or the Supreme Court of Pakistan itself.”


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