ISLAMABAD–Former Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice (retd) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry said on Tuesday that no other courts could be formed in the presence of an independent judiciary.
The former chief justice’s statement was a response to the decision to establish special courts for the trial of terrorism cases.
“No change can be made against the basic structure of the constitution,” said the former chief justice.
According to Justice (retd) Chaudhry decisions made which were not in line with the constitution did not have any legal standing. “The talk of military courts is unconstitutional”.