ISLAMABAD- Supreme Court (SC) has disposed off a petition filed against October 12, 1999 military action against Nawaz Sharif government, declaring it fruitless.

A three-member bench of SC presided over by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Nasir ul Mulk took up the case for hearing Wednesday. The petition was filed by Pakistan Lawyers Forum against former president Pervez Musharraf military coup against Nawaz Sharif government. The petition was filed in 2000 and its hearing has been conducted after 14 years.