Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Asif Saeed Khosa on Saturday (April 13) while addressing a conference said while shedding light on Judicial progress in last year said that 3,000 judges announced verdicts on 3.4 million cases last year in the country.
“In a year, the Supreme Court of US and UK announced the verdict of 100 cases, while the Supreme Court of Pakistan announced verdicts of 26,000 cases.” “3,000 judges announced verdicts on 3.4 million cases last year,” CJP said. “The initiative of model courts has been taken in order to ensure delivery of expeditious justice to the people. It is the responsibility of every organ of the state to work towards the provision of speedy and inexpensive justice to the masses.”
“Time should be fixed for cases according to the judicial policy. Every possible step should be taken to remove the postponement in cases. We have tried to impress upon the police to ensure that investigations are completed within the given time frame and then challans are timely presented before the courts.”
“The parliament and the executive should work towards bringing improvement in the justice system.” Justice Khosa added there are certain laws which need to be revisited including anti-terrorism act.
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27 September, 2019