EC is not authorized to disqualify any one for lifetime: CJP

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Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Umar Ata Bandial has remarked “ I personally think that Election Commission is not authorized to disqualify some one for life time under section 62-1/F.

The court while seeking replies to 2 questions from counsel for Faisal Vawda adjourned the hearing of the case till November 9.
The SC inquired “ tell us can SC maintain or otherwise the high court declaration under article 62/1/F. As to why not SC should exercise powers under article 187 in the light of facts to meet the norms of full justice.

A 3-member bench of SC presided over by the CJP Umar Ata Bandial took up the case for hearing Thursday.

Justice Mansoor Ali Shah inquired when case has come to SC and it looks that if it is wrong then why SC should not exercise article 187.

Counsel for V awda took the plea SC has too much powers that they can hang any one.

The CJP while addressing the counsel for Vawda remarked think over the points of case.

The court adjourned the hearing of the case till November 09.