Newly-appointed CJP Khosa has no Twitter account, clarifies SC spokesman


ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Supreme Court (SC) spokesman on Saturday has clarified that newly-appointed Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Asif Saeed Khosa has no Twitter account.In a statement issued by the top court, an action will be taken against those running fake social media accounts of the CJP.

Earlier on January 18, Asif Saeed Khosa had taken oath as CJP during a ceremony at Aiwan-e-Iqbal in Islamabad. President Dr Arif Alvi administered oath to him.

Born on Dec 21, 1954, in Dera Ghazi Khan, Justice Khosa passed his matriculation exam in 1969 from the Multan Board. In 1973, he appeared for the B.A exams from Government College Lahore at Punjab University and secured first position. Justice Khosa did his masters in English Language and Literature at the University of the Punjab in 1975.

On August 18, 2008, Justice Khosa was restored to his position as a HC judge in the wake of an unprecedented mass movement to restore the superior judges sacked for not retaking their oaths under the PCO.