Published On: Wed, Oct 3rd, 2018

Impressed by #Saudi #King Salman and Mohammad bin Salman, Chief justice of #Pakistan is on a mission to hold Pakistan’s powerful ruling elite, businessmen, former presidents and all those who were considered untouchables before, accountable.

There was pin-drop silence in packed courtroom as the three-member bench of Pakistan’s Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar, directed Prime Minister Imran Khan to pay a penalty in order to get his sprawling residence in Islamabad regularized by Capital Development Authority.

“It’s the job of the government to do away with encroachments and illegal occupation of land. Prime Minister Khan has to begin with himself. He must pay the fine to regularize his house,” Justice Nisar remarked on Monday.

Read more: Saudi-inspired top court judge emerges ‘icon of justice’ in Pakistan – Al Arabiya English

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