Supreme Court Moved for early hearing of Military Courts Case

 Supreme Court Moved for early hearing of Military Courts Case

The Supreme Court has moved to expedite the hearing of cases related to military courts, with a petition filed by Advocate Latif Khosa requesting an early hearing date of July 1.

Delay in Hearing Denies Justice to 103 Accused

The cases, pending since December 13, have yet to be heard, resulting in a delay in justice for the accused. The petition urges the Supreme Court to prioritize the hearing to ensure justice is served.

Larger Bench Formed to Hear Appeals

A six-member bench, headed by Justice Aminuddin, has been formed to hear appeals against the annulment of trials of civilians in military courts.

Supreme Court Seeks Details of Accused Sentenced by Military Courts

In the previous hearing, the court requested the attorney-general to provide details of the accused sentenced to three years in jail by military courts. The court had earlier ordered the release of 20 accused sentenced to one year in jail.

Government Decides to Try Suspects Under Army Laws

In May, the government decided to try suspects accused of attacking military installations under army laws, following violent clashes across Pakistan.

Protests and Attacks on Military Installations

PTI workers had attacked army installations, including the Corps Commander’s house in Lahore and General Headquarters in Rawalpindi, during a protest on May 9.

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