Following the trend of introducing mobile apps, the Supreme Court of Pakistan has also launched its mobile application and helpline as well. The app and helpline are aimed to provide rapid justice to common people.
In the ceremony held in the Supreme Court of Pakistan, Hon’ble Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa inaugurated Mobile App, 1818 Supreme Court call center, complete video link in 05 Courts, Research Center and the upgraded Website to make it more user-friendly. Chief Justice said, “We have landed in the 21st century, the century of technology and advancement.”
Launch of an IT-based facility would enhance the performance and help the lawyers to file pleas without any delay. This would also help in disposing the cases and decreasing the backlog pressure.
In response to the accusation from people that the courts hear the cases of powerful people, he clarified that 3100 judges heard the 3.6 million cases without any discrimination. He added, “all are equal in the eyes of law”. The establishment of Model trial courts gave great results. The model courts conducted trials of more than 73000 cases across the country in this short time period.
Upgraded Supreme Court website includes user interface improvements for online case status, cause list search, and judgment search tools. The website also has search engine optimization for all search tools making them more user-friendly and more relevant.