Supreme Court is hearing the petitions challenging the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO), as a list of 248 beneficiaries of the law submitted to the court. A larger bench of 17 judges of the apex court headed by CJP Iftikhar Mohammed Chaudhry hearing the case. Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry in his remarks during the hearing said the people were pardoned but acquitted under NRO.