The Supreme Court of Pakistan Quetta registry issued verdict in the first case heard through video link on Monday (July 15). Chief Justice of Pakistan Asif Saeed Khosa expressed his sentiments that he wished to see E-court system first introduced in Quetta.
A three-judge SC bench headed by Chief Justice heard on a petition seeking extension in imprisonment of a man named Mushtaq Ahmed accused of stabbing and injuring another man namely; Ali Raza. The hearing took place via video link system, connecting Quetta Registry to Principal Seat in Islamabad.
After hearing arguments in the case, the court nullified two-year incarceration of Mushtaq and ordered him to furnish a fine within a month. During the hearing, CJP remarked: “I salute the people of Quetta. Today is a historic day. I personally yearned to see the video link system begin from Quetta but certain technical issued did not enable us to do so, therefore, we looked to Karachi for its commencement.”
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