CJ met Riaz when judiciary was deposed: SC registrar
ISLAMABAD: Registrar of the Supreme Court Faqeer Hussain clarified that the meetings of real estate tycoon Malik Riaz and Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry were held at the time when the judiciary was deposed, DawnNews reported.
The registrar of the apex court said in his statement that Riaz had insisted the CJ to hold a meeting with President Asif Ali Zardari.
Earlier today in a press conference, Riaz had alleged that Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani met Iftikhar Chaudhry at Khalil Ahmed’s residence, who is considered to be an associate of Riaz.
The registrar said that the Justice Iftikhar met with Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani at the residence of Ahmed Khalil on the day of Eid. Adding that, he said that Justice Iftikhar’s other meetings with the prime minister were the demand of his legal responsibilities.