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Yusuf Raza Gillani Convicted by Supreme Court in Comtempt Case

In a historic and remarkable decision today, Supreme Court of Pakistan declared PM Gilani as guilty in Contempt of Court case against him for disobeying court orders in NRO case.

A seven-member bench, headed by Justice Nasirul Mulk announced the conviction violating article 63 (1) (g) of the Constitution and for ridiculing the court. Gilani is punished for the duration of the court sitting time for the case today. “For reasons to be recorded later, the prime minister is found guilty of contempt for wilfully flouting the direction of the Supreme Court,” said Justice Nasirul Mulk (according to Express Tribune).

Punishment to Gillani seems to be minor but it will be enough to disqualify him and it has also limited his chances of becoming a political martyr or jail hero. I would say with a bit reservation that its not a bad decision but a bit wise one.

Hopefully, things will improve in the country and Rule of Law based on equality and justice will find its way in the country.

 

 

 

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  1. Kamran Ahmed
    April 26, 2012 at 7:53 am

    What’s with the PM Gillani conviction, anyway? They had all the reason to implicate him, video evidence is online even! http://youtu.be/6sEXXM03148

    • united4justice
      April 27, 2012 at 8:59 am

      they don’t need video evidence, there are solid documented evidence.

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