ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday returned two petitions filed by former chief justice Abdul Hameed Dogar against the legal status of the incumbent Chief Justice of Pakistan as well as the review plea against July 31 judgment of the apex court raising technical grounds. According to registrar SC office, the petitioner has been directed to submit pertinent reasons to the court for reviewing its July 31 verdict. Besides, in second petition, the court asked the former CJ to cite some relevant clause or article of the Constitution in support of his contention. Justice (Retd) Dogars son Mohsin Hameed, when contacted by The Nation, said his father had not been informed about these objections yet. However, my father will file appropriate appeal against objections as raised by the office of Registrar of the Supreme Court, if receives such objections, he explained. Barrister Khurshid Qasuri, lawyer for Justice (Retd) Dogar told this scribe that he had not received any copy from the SC so far but he would remove the objections and file petitions again. Earlier, denying the charges pertaining to contempt of court, Justice (Retd) Dogar challenged the constitutional status of incumbent Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry in the SC. He also sought open public trial by an impartial, non-biased and legally competent forum with full opportunity to obtain the record required for his defence. The SC had issued contempt of court notices on July 31, 2009 to all superior courts judges including former chief justice Abdul Hameed Dogar for taking oath under the PCO promulgated by former president Pervez Musharraf. Justice (Retd) Dogar was declared unconstitutional CJ along with other judges of the superior courts in SC July 31 decision. Later, affected judges filed review petitions, which were rejected by the court.