ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa has said that an impression of political engineering on an ongoing accountability process is very dangerous and measures should be taken to remove the impression.

Addressing a ceremony on commencing of a new judicial year in Islamabad Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa said that he demanded administration and legislation to introduce a three-layer system for the restructuring of the judicial system but the government and the parliament didn’t consider his suggestion.

Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa said that the Supreme Court is promoting active practical judicial-ism instead of judicial activism but a segment of society is unhappy as a judiciary not interested in judicial activism.

Asif Saeed Khosa said he has said in his speech that a prerogative of suo motu will be taken in a matter of national importance and whenever the need arises the SC will take suo-motto adding that until the full court meeting a draft will be prepared regarding on taking suo motu notice.

He said that we are committed to playing a role as per law and constitution adding that we think that avoiding a suo-motu more protective and less harmful.

Chief Justice said that voices have been raised regarding suppressing difference of opinions adding that optional system comes into being in lack of tolerance against differences while suppressing someone voices creates mistrust.

He said that unrest due to mistrust is dangrous for the democratis system.

Originally Posted on Abbtak TV

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