Supreme Court Rejects Review Petition of Aghar Khan Case


ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court rejected the review petition of former COAS Aslam Beg and DG ISI Asad Durrani in Asghar Khan case judgment.

A three-member bench of the Supreme Court headed by CJP Saqib Nisar heard the review petitions filed by former army chief General Mirza Aslam Beg and former Inter-Services Intelligence DG Lieutenant General Asad Durrani against the Supreme Court’s decision on the case filed by late air chief Asghar Khan.

The CJP rejected Aslam Beg and Asad Durrani’s review petitions in the case. Hearing the case, CJP Saqib Nisar questioned as to why the verdict in the case has not yet been implemented. CJP further added that the court will hold responsible those who do not follow the verdict.

Advocate Salman Akram Raja, who represented late Asghar Khan in this case, also appeared before the bench. While referring to him, Justice Nisar asked him to give a brief to the court over the case.

To which Akram Raja said that the court had earlier given the verdict that Gen (retd) Aslam Beg and Lt Gen (retd) Asad Durrani had violated the Constitution.


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