The Supreme Courtroom issued an in depth verdict in Justice Qazi Faez Isa case on Friday, 4 months after quashing a presidential reference filed towards the apex court docket choose.
A ten-judge full court docket had issued the decision after listening to for over six months a slew of petitions filed towards the reference that claimed that Justice Isa had dedicated misconduct by not disclosing his members of the family properties in the UK in his wealth assertion.
Within the break up verdict, introduced by the presiding choose Umar Ata Bandial on June 19, seven out of the ten judges referred the matter to the Federal Board of Income (FBR) for initiating tax proceedings towards Justice Isa’s partner and kids for not disclosing their UK properties to the tax authorities whereas submitting their returns.
The bench had additionally put aside the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) proceedings that have been began on the idea of the reference.
“Justice is an article of faith in our religion, whether that may be against our kith and kin or against the rich or poor,” Justice Umar Ata Bandia wrote in opening remarks of the detailed judgment issued right this moment.