ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry has advised that a high-level judicial forum could be formed to investigate the memo scandal, DawnNews reported on Thursday.
A nine-member bench headed by the chief justice resumed hearing of the case here today.
During the hearing, Justice Iftikhar directed the Attorney General to arrange a meeting of Asma Jahangir, the council for Husain Haqqani, with her client after she informed the bench about difficulties in her meeting with Haqqani.
Jahangir argued before the court that thorough investigation was needed regarding the reports published in newspapers about the possible military coup.
She said that the memo probe had political and legal aspects and the court should not interfere in the political issues like the memo scandal.
On this, the chief justice remarked that the case had criminal and civil aspects attached to it.
Justice Iftikhar also said that if commissions could be formed to investigate the railways affairs and other issues, then why not in this case.
Supreme Court adjourned hearing of the memo case till tomorrow.