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SC DISPOSED OF 409 CASES IN A WEEK

Dated: 25-October-2013

The Supreme Court of Pakistan has disposed of 409 cases whereas 185 new cases have been instituted during the period from Saturday 19th October 2013 to Friday 25th October 2013. The backlog remains 19979.
 
The backlog in the apex Court on 14th October 2013 was 20203 cases. As 185 new cases were instituted during the period from Saturday 19th October 2013 to Friday 25th October 2013, the progressive total of pending cases on 25th October 2013 came to 20388 cases. Out of these, 409 cases were disposed of during the period from Monday 21st October 2013 to Friday 25th October 2013. The backlog on 25th October 2013 remains 19979 cases.
 
The Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry constituted various Benches at the principal seat, Islamabad and Branch Registry Karachi 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 cases with the aim to minimize the backlog and provide relief to the litigants.
 
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