Supreme Court Disposed of 840 Cases in a Week
Islamabad, December 21, 2012 (PPI-OT): The Supreme Court of Pakistan has disposed of 840 cases whereas 431 new cases have been instituted during the period from Saturday 15th December 2012 to Friday 21st December 2012. The backlog remains 20142.
The backlog in the apex Court on 15th December 2012 was 20551 cases. As 431 new cases were instituted during the period from Saturday 15th December 2012 to Friday 21st December 2012, the progressive total of pending cases as on 21st December 2012 comes to 20982 cases. Out of these, 840 cases were disposed of during the period from Monday 17th December 2012 to Friday 21st December 2012 and backlog remains 20142.
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.
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Supreme Court of Pakistan
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