Islamabad: Islamabad High Court (IHC) today Thursday declared Imran Khan response in the contempt of court case unsatisfactory.
IHC Declares Imran Khan Reply Unsatisfactory
The CJ IHC Athar Minallah questioned that if you were used same tone and words for a Judge of the Supreme Court of Pakistan then will you submit such reply?
Athar Minallah questioned again, Had the former premier cited a reason that he was not aware of the law?
The CJ said that we are protector of freedom of expression but the escalation can not be allowed.
The court rejected the PTI chief insistence to appear on the rostrum.
The court assistant Makhdom Ali Khan said that if public interest lies in provision of justice then it is also lies in the freedom of expression as well.
Justice Baber remarked that we are hearing the case for the independence of the district courts instead of our respect and esteem.
Assistant of the court Akhtar Hussain supported the show-cause notice to ex-premier. He said that in a tough time unintentional words uttered, it is said that the part leader was arrested and tortured while unconditional apology was also not sought in a supplementary response
The arguments of all the court assistants completed as well as all the respondents.
Chief Justice Athar Minallah thanked the court assistants.