No example of imposing martial law against judiciary is available in worlds history: CJ
f Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry said no example of imposing martial law against judiciary is available in worlds history and even country like England; General Cromwell had been given exemplary punishment after death. During hearing of a constitutional petition challenging the appointments of all such judges of the superior courts who had taken oath under the Provisional Constitution Order (PCO) in Supreme Court, chief justice directed the Hamid Khan advocate to complete his arguments today. He said several cases are in pending because of hearing of this case and nation is also waiting for the verdict. In his remarks, Chief Justice Iftikhar said the role of Supreme Court was lauded till October 6, 2007 and statements made that judiciary had served the nation and country by letting Musharraf to contest elections. He asked Hamid Khan advocate to state reasons that forced imposition of emergency during the period October 22 to November 2, 2007.