The Supreme Court has granted the review petition of Justice Qazi Faez Isa.

A 10-member full court bench headed by Justice Umar Ata Bandial was hearing Justice Isa’s case in the apex court on Monday.

The Supreme Court judge and his wife had challenged the apex court’s order on the presidential reference seeking the removal of Justice Isa for failing to disclose foreign properties of his family members.


After completion of the hearing, Justice Bandial, in his remarks, had said that the bench needed time for consultation.

Justice Bandial had last week remarked that the Supreme Court would not look at a report on Justice Qazi Faez Isa and his family’s financial matters, compiled by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), and will leave it to the Supreme Judicial Council to decide what to do with it.

The full court bench has been seized with the review petition filed by Justice Isa.

Additional Attorney General (AAG) Amir Rehman, representing the government, told the bench in Friday that the Supreme Court had given its verdict on the case by keeping into account all the facts and the law.

He added that the bench had also heard the judge in question.

“This review petition can therefore not be accepted merely on the assertion that the reference was not heard properly,” Rehman had argued.