Concern in SC over possible sit-in during Punjab election hearing

    Registrar expresses concern over absence of police officers despite being summoned

    There are signs of concern in the Supreme Court on Saturday after the PDM announced to the stage of a sit-in during the hearing of an important case related to elections in Punjab.

    The Registrar Supreme Court summoned the Deputy Commissioner, AIG Islamabad, and other officers regarding the possible sit-in and security arrangements, but only the Deputy Commissioner reached the Supreme Court on Saturday while the police officers did not come.

    The registrar has expressed concern over the absence of police officers.

    After the PDM announced staging a sit-in during the hearing of an important case over elections in Punjab, there are indications of disquiet at the Supreme Court on Saturday.

    To discuss potential sit-ins and security plans, the Supreme Court’s Registrar summoned the Deputy Commissioner, AIG Islamabad, and other officers. However, only the Deputy Commissioner showed up at the Supreme Court on Saturday; the police officers did not.

    Concerned about the lack of police presence the registrar.

    Maulana Fazlur Rehman, the leader of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F), had stated at a press conference on Friday that PDM workers will march to Islamabad from all over the nation on Monday and hold a sit-in outside the Supreme Court.

    The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear a significant issue involving Punjabi elections on Monday. Elections in Punjab will take place on May 14 thanks to a ruling by the top court on April 4. There is a good chance that these polls won’t take place on Sunday because the administration didn’t give the Election Commission any funding or security people.

    According to several political figures and academics, Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif may be removed from office by the Supreme Court for neglecting to hold elections. The sit-in on Monday is significant in this circumstance.

    Due to the sit-in, the Deputy Commissioner, AIG Islamabad was called in on Saturday by the Registrar Supreme Court. Additionally, DIG Operations and SSP Operations were called. Sources claim that these cops were called concerning security plans.

    The Deputy Commissioner traveled to Islamabad to attend a meeting on security that was held in the Supreme Court in the afternoon. However, no officer from the Islamabad Police showed up to the meeting, which was presided over by the Supreme Court Registrar.

    The Deputy Commissioner was instructed by the Registrar to ensure the security strategy and measures.