The courtroom despatched the matter to the judges’ committee for formation of a bench. A SC six-member bench led by Justice Sardar Tariq Masood needed to take up the case on Monday (as we speak).
In response to the trigger record, Justice Amin-ud-Din Khan, Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar, Justice Syed Hasan Azhar Rizvi, Justice Musarrat Hilali, and Justice Irfan Saadat Khan have been the opposite members of the bench.
Beforehand, in a case interesting towards the choice to declare navy courtroom trials null and void, former CJP Jawad S. Khwaja had filed a request for reconstitution of the bench and mentioned that its formation be declared as unlawful.
He contended that in keeping with the Observe and Process Act, a 7-member bigger bench ought to be fashioned to listen to appeals on navy courts. The plea additional highlighted that Retired Justice Ejaz-ul-Ahsan had additionally objected to the structure of the bench.
He additionally argued that the bench’s formation for navy courtroom appeals was not in accordance with the legislation, and any choice made by such a bench wouldn’t be acceptable. Jawad S. Khwaja submitted the request by means of his counsel, Khwaja Ahmed Hussain.