SC rejects petitions filed against Pervez Musharraf, Benazir Bhutto


ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court (SC) has rejected the petition filed against holding of dual offices by the former President Pervez Musharraf being infructuous.
The court has also rejected the contempt of court petition against Benazir Bhutto.

A 3-member bench of SC led by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqin Nisar on Tuesday took up for hearing the petition filed by Mehmood Akhtar Naqvi against holding of dual offices by Pervez Musharraf.

The court remarked this petition has become infructuous. Therefore, it is dismissed.

The contempt of court appeal against Benazir Bhutto was filed by Syed Iqbal Haider.

The CJP remarked during the course of hearing of the case that the petitioner and the respondent both have passed away. The petition has become infructuous.

The court dismissed this petition being infructuous.


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