KARACHI, Pakistan 

Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Friday took an act on its own — a suo moto in legal terms — over the government’s strategy to curb the fast-rising coronavirus cases in the country, court record, and local media reported.

A five-judge bench of the top court headed by Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed will start the hearing of the suo moto from April 13 in the capital Islamabad, local broadcaster Dunya News reported.

This is the first ever suo moto taken by Justice Ahmed since he took oath as the chief justice last December.

The judges summoned the attorney general,

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