SC rejects govt plea of full bench formation

– Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) on Monday rejected coalition parties’ plea to form a full court bench related to the recently held Punjab chief minister’s re-election case, saying that the court will have to hear more arguments before it takes a decision in this regard.

Chief Justice of Pakistan Umar Ata Bandial said that the court needs more legal clarification regarding the formation of a full bench to issue a verdict on the case. The CJP also adjourned the hearing tomorrow till 11:30am.