The counsel of Prime Minister in contempt case, Barrister Aitzaz Ahsan Chaudhary has said that bench is not above the law and those judges who took sue motto notice are not eligible for hearing.

He was talking to the journalists outside the Supreme Court , Senator Aitzaz said that Asif Zardari has an international immunity, until he is on President’s slot. He said that seven judges cannot hear the case but a eight member bench can do it.

He said that during the proceedings, Article 10-A came under discussion in the court and he referred to at least 10 verdicts of the court as examples. “I have no objection on any judge but according to the constitution, seven out the bench have no authority to hear the case. I never said that the decision of the court may be declared null and void”, he added.

The former President Supreme Court Bar Association said that President Zardari is an elected head of state and neither Swiss court issued him any notice nor anyone gave application. I once again make it clear that the post of President has immunity and no person enjoys it.

He said that Aafia Siddiqui should be brought back and her trial be held in Pakistan as no ccountry wants that its citizens might face the cases abroad.