LHC turns down request to detach division bench member in Rizvi case

Observer Report

Lahore High Court Chief justice Muhammad Ameer Bhatti on Thursday turned down the request of the Punjab advocate general to detach Justice Tariq Saleem Sheikh from the division bench hearing the matter of alleged illegal detention of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan leader Saad Rizvi.

As proceedings commenced, the Punjab Advocate General Ahmad Awais prayed the court that the bench was constituted late at night and they were informed late about the proceedings, hence the court is requested to award some time to fully prepare the case.

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