The Supreme Court of Pakistan has issued a clarification regarding the remarks attributed to Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa on Pervez Musharraf’shigh treason case and said that the media talk of the top judge was presented out of context.
In a press statement released by Supreme Court, it was said that some misleading and out of context news items were aired and published by different TV channels and newspapers, without identifying any source, attributing few statements to the honorable Chief Justice of Pakistan.
As per the press release, the news created an impression that the CJP was personally involved in the progress of case before the special court. “It is hereby clarified that different benches of the Supreme Court of Pakistan had been hearing different aspects of the case of General Retd. Pervez Musharraf and had passed various orders for the early disposition of the case,” the statement read.
The statement continued that CJP had not issued any direction of any sort to special court and the news items published in media were baseless, concocted, false, stage managed, out of context and contrary to the facts.
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