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Bilal Balouch: Pakistan Army seeking Judiciary custody?

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5 mn read In a democratic country, as part of the separation of powers, the Judiciary’s functioning is kept independent of the Legislature and the Executive’s ambit in order to avoid any undue influence of the ruling dispensation in the quest for justice. Essentially, if the judiciary is subverted, the ethos of democracy is in peril. In the Indian Subcontinent, if there is one country that has repeatedly witnessed the undermining of its judiciary, it’s none other than Pakistan. Let’s examine this in detail.