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Ex Ambassador to America Hussain Haqqani sought US support through memo


ISLAMABAD: A nine-member larger bench heard the identical petitions on the memogate case in the Supreme Court (SC) Tuesday where the report submitted by the commission was presented,.    The bench, headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, was constituted on Monday after the commission on the memogate scandal, constituted by the apex court on December 30, 2011, submitted its report on June 11, 2012, in a sealed envelope. The bench opened the report and read out its content. According to the report, the alleged memo was real and was written by former ambassador Husain Haqqani. He sought US support through the memo and wanted to head new security team. The report also stated that Haqqani was not loyal to Pakistan as he had left the country and living abroad. The court summoned the former ambassador to appear in the next hearing and adjourned the case for two weeks. In this connection, notices were also issued to the concerned parties. The court has ordered to make the report public. Other members of the larger bench include Justice Mian Shakirullah Jan, Justice Jawad S Khawaja, Justice Khilji Arif Hussain, Justice Tariq Parvez, Justice Asif Saeed Khan Khosa, Justice Amir Hani Muslim, Justice Ijaz Ahmed Chaudhry and Justice Sh Azmat Saeed