ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry today proposed a high-level commission to be formed to investigate the 2007 assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
The chief justice directed Attorney General Maulvi Anwar ul Haq to consult the government in this regard.
Meanwhile, notices were issued to Pervez Musharraf, Pervaiz Elahi, Rehman Malik, Babar Awan and other important figures on a petition seeking registration of the second FIR.
A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Chaudhry heard the case.
The court issued notice to Pervez Musharraf, Pervaiz Elahi, Hamid Nawaz, Ejaz Shah, Kamal Shah, Javed Iqbal Cheema, Irfan Elahi and several other officials.
The apex court asked for record of Bhutto murder case which is currently being heard in an anti-terrorism court. A larger bench will be formed to hear this case, the chief justice remarked.
Meanwhile, the Attorney General opposed to the registration of the second FIR and said that court proceeding is already under way in the right manner. SAMA