SC grants 2-month extension to Memo Commission

supreme court of pakistanThe Supreme Court (SC) has granted two months extension to the commission that is probing memo issue. The SC has also permitted Hussain Haqqani for foreign travel.

A nine-member Supreme Court  larger bench headed by the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry petitions for hearing.SC had constituted a commission comprising 3 senior most chief justices of high courts to ascertain facts in memogate case and directed it to present its report within 4 weeks.

Important witness Mansoor Ejaz in memogate scandal was summoned on previous hearing to record his statement but he failed to appear before the commission.Commission said in its order that there was no such reason that it should move to foreign country to record Mansoor Ejaz statement. Commission approached SC for extension of period. – Dunyanews