Judges can be restored through an executive order: Aitzaz
LAHORE (February 24 2008): The detained president of Supreme Court Bar Association Aitzaz Ahsan has urged political parties to sit together to chalk out modalities for restoration of the deposed judges and ensure freedom of judiciary.
Addressing members Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) and other lawyers at LHC, where he was brought to cats his vote in the annual election of LHCBA in police custody, Aitzaz opined that the deposed judges could be restored through an executive order.
He expressed his optimism that all the political parties, which were voted to parliament, would sit together to get this prime task completed. He said the judge could be restored through an executive order. He said that people in general and lawyers in particular had voted for the parties in general election, who promised to restore the deposed judges.
He warned all the elected representatives not to indemnify the steps of Pervez Musharraf otherwise lawyers would be there to launch drive against them. He reiterated his resolve to launch long-march if the judges were not restored till March 9.
When the detained SCBA president arrived at LHC escorted by police, the lawyers accorded him warm welcome. Aitzaz was allowed by the home department to cast his vote in the annual election of LHCBA, which held here on Saturday.
Source: Business Recorder