Faiz Hameed refutes accusations of attempting to sway the judiciary

Islamabad: retired Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed, former DG ISI, strongly refuted allegations of attempting to influence the judiciary regarding the dismissal of former Islamabad High Court Judge Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui.

In a response submitted to the Supreme Court through lawyer Khawaja Harris, General (retd) Faiz Hameed denied Shaukat Aziz’s claim of any alleged meeting before the Judicial Council in his speech.

The reply underscored that the request for the alleged meeting made by Shaukat Aziz was categorically declined, and General (retd) Faiz Hameed affirmed that he had never reached out to Shaukat Aziz.

In the broader context of the case, former Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court, Justice (R) Anwar Kasi, also submitted a response refuting the allegations made by Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui. Brigadier (retd) Irfan Ramey’s reply was also presented, where he rejected the accusations and meetings suggested by Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui.

Justice (R) Anwar Kasi asserted that no secret agency had attempted to influence during his tenure. The response emphasized the need for Shaukat Siddiqui to provide any material supporting the allegations, but none was provided.

Furthermore, Shaukat Siddiqui expressed concerns about the bench hearing indirect appeals, casting doubt on the integrity of fellow judges. These developments contribute additional layers to the ongoing case, underscoring the intricacies within the judiciary and the necessity for a thorough examination of the allegations.

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