Earlier, the amicus curiae
had submitted a comprehensive report suggesting various reforms in Srimandir based on the district judge's suggestion.
Motion for leave to file an amicus curiae
The acting provincial advocate general and two senior lawyers, Shahab Sarki and Faisal Siddiqui, who have been appointed amicus curiae
, were not present.
The IHC in its written order has directed National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to appoint amicus curiae
As they stated, the text of the amicus curiae
submission will soon be available on the OHR's website.
The court then appointed Soofi amicus curiae
to assist the court regarding Haqqani's return to the country.
The court observed that interpretation of the citizenship laws of the UK and the US was required and appointed advocates Bilal Minto and Khalid Jawad Khan as amicus curiae
for assistance in that regard.
Almost all the amicus curiae
appraised the court that concealing real faith was a crime, and act of cheating and fraud with the state.
Earlier, amicus curiae
including University of Punjab Institute of Islamic Studies Professor Dr Hafiz Hassan Madni, Ex Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) member Dr Mohsin Naqvi, and current CII member Dr Sahibzada Sajidur Rehman have assisted the court in this regard.
Not favouring any fresh investigation into Mahatma Gandhi's assassination by Nathuram Godse, the amicus curiae
said: "The bullets which pierced Mahatma Gandhi's body, the pistol from which it was fired, the assailant who fired the said bullets, the conspiracy which led to the assassination and the ideology which led to the said assassination have all been duly identified."