Decision reserved on Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shahbaz’s request for swearing in
The Lahore High Court (LHC) has reserved judgment on the petition filed by Hamza Shahbaz regarding his swearing in while the Chief Justice remarked that the President should be given full respect for his efforts, but he did not seem to like it.
Chief Justice High Court Justice Amir Bhatti heard the petition of newly elected Punjab Chief Minister Hamza Shahbaz regarding his swearing in. The lawyer of the federal government took instructions from the president and submitted them.
The Additional Advocate General said that the Governor of Punjab sent a letter of objection to the President of Pakistan, who sent the recommendations of the Governor of Punjab to the Prime Minister.
Advocate General Punjab Ahmed Owais while raising objections on the petition of Hamza Shahbaz said that the petition has not been heard by the institutions which have been made parties by Hamza Shahbaz. The Governor saw that the election was not fair.
Expressing anger, the Chief Justice said that under which law this whole matter is going on, under which law the governor will inquire how the election was held, the deputy speaker was the presiding officer and not a man of the street. Held elections on the order of the court.
Advocate General Punjab said that there was a quarrel during the election, this issue needs to be looked at with restraint.
Chief Justice Amir Bhatti said that the court has shown restraint, what happened to the order of the High Court, what has been happening with the law for the last 25 days, how long the province can function without a Chief Minister.
Advocate General Punjab said that the court order was received by the President three days ago, now he will look into the matter.
The Chief Justice said that this means that the President was asleep before this court woke him up, the eye can open after 15 days or even before, there is no government in this province, what is happening, President What has he done for this province, the province has been running without a Chief Minister for so many days, the President of Pakistan has written that there are still 15 days left.
The Chief Justice said that the court tried to give full respect to the President of Pakistan, but I think he did not like it. The matter is in the court from April 1 to 22. The President of Pakistan has not done anything for so long. The court had ordered with great caution. In 4 days, the President could not understand what to do.
After the hearing, the Lahore High Court reserved its decision on the petition filed by Hamza Shahbaz regarding his swearing in.