ISLAMABAD - A two-member bench of Supreme Court (SC) Wednesday requested to Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, to constitute a larger bench to examine the cases wherein relief was granted under National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO). The bench comprising Justice Shakirullah Jan and Justice Raja Fayyaz Ahmad was hearing appeal of a former assistant director of FIA, Fazal Ahmed Jat, against rejection of his relief plea under the NRO by the Sindh High Court. NAB had booked Jat in corruption cases in 2007 after conducting enquiry against him for one year. Consequently, Jat was dismissed from his service. The NAB court, too, had, earlier, rejected his plea for relief under the NRO. Jats counsel, Advocate Ibrahim Satti, prayed to the court to grant relief to his client under the NRO or review all the cases in which relief had been granted under the said ordinance. He contended that under Section 7 of the ordinance, relief could be granted in cases registered against public servants or politicians on political basis before 1999. He claimed that his client, too, was booked on political grounds. Dr Muhammad Asghar Rana, Additional Prosecutor General NAB, rejected the claims of Advocate Ibrahim Satti and said that no relief could be granted under NRO in cases in which NAB or a department itself conducted independent enquiry against the accused. The bench granted leave over the appeal of FIA official but adjourned the case while requesting the Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry to constitute a larger bench to interpret Section 7 of the ordinance. The bench further suggested that all the cases in which relief was granted under the NRO should be clubbed together and examined by the larger bench. It is pertinent to mention here that corruption cases against President Zardari and other stalwarts of the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party had been withdrawn on the basis of the NRO. The court directed NAB to continue hearing in the reference, however, barred it from delivering judgement in the case till the verdict of the apex court.