Islamabad: Supreme Court will hear the constitutional petition of Justice Qazi Faiz Essa against the presidential reference.

The SC 10-member larger bench in Chair of Justice Umar Atta Bandial will hear Justice Qazi Faiza petition filed against the presidential reference.

Before the hearing, the counsel of Justice Qazi Faiz Essa has raised an objection over former law minister Farogh Naseem representation for the government while Justice Essa counsel said that Farogh Naseem has hatred and his representation as the government lawyer is a violation of the bar practitioners act.

Justice Essa in his petition said that the presidential reference against him filed with a malafied intention and Farogh Naseem is part of it adding that attorney general office has 145 lawyers while the attorney general office represent the Federation under the article.

His counsel asked that are there no deputy attorney general and additional attorney general in all 145 lawyers? are such a big staff not competent enough? are they receive salaries only?

It is pertinent to mention here that Federal Minister for Law Farogh Naseem has resigned from his ministry to represent the government in the Justice Essa petition against the presidential reference.

Originally Posted on Abbtak TV

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