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Supreme Court disposes of 543 Cases in a Week

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Islamabad, March 22, 2013 (PPI-OT): The Supreme Court of Pakistan has disposed of 543 cases whereas 480 new cases have been instituted during the period from Saturday 16th March 2013 to Friday 22nd March 2013. The backlog remains 18914.

The backlog in the apex Court on 15th March 2013 was 18977 cases. As 480 new cases were instituted during the period from Saturday 16th March 2013 to Friday 22nd March 2013, the progressive total of pending cases on 22nd March 2013 came to 19457 cases. Out of these, 543 cases were disposed of during the period from Monday 18th March 2013 to Friday 22nd March 2013. The backlog on 22nd March 2013 remains 18914 cases.

The Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry constituted various Benches at the principal seat, Islamabad and Branch Registries to expedite the case hearings and clear the backlog.

The Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan and the Hon’ble Judges of Supreme Court remained committed to accelerate disposal of the cases and diminish the backlog. The Hon’ble Judges continued to hear the case in various benches with the aim to minimize the backlog and provide relief to the litigants.

For more information, contact:
Shahid Hussain Kamboyo
Public Relations Officer
Supreme Court of Pakistan
Tel: +9251 920 4184
Fax: +9251 920 1001
Email: pro_scp@yahoo.com

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