Saturday, November 3, 2007

Dogar new Chief Justice of Pakistan

Islamabad (PTI): Shortly after clamping Emergency, Pakistan government headed by Gen Pervez Musharraf on Saturday nightappointed Abdul Hameed Dogar as the country's new Chief Justice to succeed Iftikhar Mohd Chaudhary who became an icon of anti-Musharraf movement.

Dogar, one of the judges of the Supreme Court who had heared a petition challenging the continuance of Chaudhary as Chief Justice, was sworn in in his new post.

He is also among five judges who took oath under the Provisional Constitutional Order which came into force following imposition of Emergency.

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