Will resolve the issue of taking suo motos: CJP Asif Saeed Khosa

Will resolve the issue of suo motos: CJP Asif Saeed Khosa
Islamabad: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Asif Saeed Khosa on Wednesday pledged to solve the matter of using the authority of taking suo moto notices, GNN reported.

Addressing to an opening ceremony regarding the new judicial year 2019-20, the chief justice said that judges should take suo moto notice on issues of national importance, adding that  uo moto action will only be used as last resort by the Supreme Court.

The top judge said that the courts should avoid taking too much suo moto notices and also pledged to solve the matter of using authority as early as possible.

He said judiciary is committed to play its role as per the law and the constitution and that efforts are afoot to reduce the burden of pending cases. Model courts have been set up in 116 districts of the country for dispensation of instant and inexpensive justice, the apex judge added.

He said that a research center will soon be established at the Supreme Court. Number of military cases in Quetta and Karachi Registry of the Supreme Court has reached zero, he went on to say.

The chief justice further termed investigation of Supreme Judicial Council as toughest task.