By-Elections In Punjab Held In Transparent, Impartial Manner: CJP.

ISLAMABAD -- Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Umar Atta Bandial Monday said the Supreme Court did not interfere in the affairs of any institution, rather it stood on their back as due to its action the recent by-elections in Punjab were held in a transparent and impartial manner.

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Umar Ata Bandial Monday said that all the institutions should perform their duties and the Supreme Court will support them.

A two-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial and comprised Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah conducted hearing of Khyber Medical University petition to cancel registration of a medical student who had completed her studies.

The student, Rukhsana Bangash, had passed her second-year exam in her fifth attempt and similarly, had passed her subsequent exams in supplementary attempts as well. The university then cancelled her registration and said she could not take five attempts for the exam.

The chief justice said that the university and the Pakistan Medical Commission had showed negligence. He added that had the university and the PMC taken action earlier then it could have been declared valid.

He said that it would be injustice if the registration is cancelled...

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