Irked by yet one more petition from Shahid Orakzai, probably the most persistent litigant within the capital metropolis, Chief Justice (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Wednesday barred him from coming into the Supreme Courtroom (SC) premises, saying that the “period of false petitions is now over”.
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Orakzai, a former journalist, had appeared within the SC right now to contest an enchantment filed by him towards the appointment of former Lahore Excessive Courtroom chief justice Mansoor Ali Shah to the SC, however was unable to maneuver Justice Nisar, who instructed him to get off the podium.
“You’re a ordinary petitioner who insults judges,” the CJP declared. “We is not going to enable judges to be insulted.”
Admonishing Orakzai for showing in courtroom with “false petitions”, Justice Nisar remarked that he “introduced in a brand new case day by day.”
Answering a question by Orakzai, Justice Nisar mentioned he was banned from all SC registries. “During which nation?” Orakzai inquired. “In Pakistan, and if you aren’t getting off that rostrum now, I’ll take a extra excessive measure,” the CJP warned, visibly offended.
As chief justice of Pakistan, Justice Nisar has the authority to bar an individual from coming into courtroom premises.
This isn’t the primary time Orakzai, who has a status of submitting ‘controversial’ petitions, has been in sizzling water. In 2014, the Islamabad Excessive Courtroom had fined him for “wasting the court’s time”.
In the identical yr, Peshawar Excessive Courtroom Justice Yahya Afridi had sentenced the former journalist to 24 hours in prison for scandalising the courtroom after he accused then excessive courtroom chief justice Mazhar Alam Miankhel and former premier Nawaz Sharif of contempt of courtroom.
The allegations have been confirmed to be false, nonetheless. When Orakzai refused to withdraw the petition, the courtroom had sentenced him to jail.