CJ Iftikhar takes suo motto notice of appointment of judges by President
Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry took on Saturday suo motto notice of the appointment of judges in the superior judiciary by President Asif Ali Zardari and formed three-member bench headed by Justice Shakir Ullah Jan to hear the case.
Justice Raja Fayyaz Ahmad and Justice Jawad S. Khawaja are the two other members of the bench.
According to media reports and sources in the Supreme Court, on the orders of Chief Justice the Chief Justice of Lahore High Court Justice Khawaja Mohammad Sharif and Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has refused to take oath of their new offices.
Supreme Court Registrar has issued cause list in this regard.