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SC accepts the pardon of PCO Chief Justice Dogar

ISLAMABAD: Former PCO Chief Justice, Abdul Hameed Dogar has sought pardon from the Supreme Court for taking oath under PCO on Thursday.

The Supreme Court has accepted the pardon.

Former Chief Justice Dogar had taken oath under the PCO in 2007 after former military ruler, Gen (R) Pervez Musharraf dismissed superior court judges while imposing emergency in the country.

Former Chief Justice Dogar has written in his pardon statement that he regrets taking oath under PCO.

The Supreme Court adjourned the contempt of court case hearing against the PCO judges to March 21st.

PCO judges also requested to postpone the charges hearing against them which is scheduled for March 7th, in reply the Supreme Court has ordered all PCO judges to submit a common application of the matter.



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