– Daily Mail fails yet prove accusations against Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif: Marryum
ISLAMABAD: London High Court of Justice rejected the proposal of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif. plea for indefinite postponement in defamation case against British newspaper Daily Mail.
By copy of court order shared by Daily Mail reporter David Rose, Judge Nicklin held hearing on a business on November 9, 2022
The prime minister’s lawyers reportedly sought more time for their client to send a response in case, saying that prime minister of Pakistan was completely occupied with legal obligations.
” prime minister as well as common people are equal in this court, media messages quote a British judge saying in response to a PM request.
If Prime Minister Shahbaz Amended reply considered inappropriate with in requirements set down in accordance with the law next month, his action will be “amazed out”, according to journalist Rose.
“If this happened, he would have to pay all of our [legal] expenses, since he brought proceedings. the same would be true if he and Ali Imran leave,” he said. added.
Information Minister Marryum Aurangzeb said in a statement that the British newspaper had postponed its defamation case. for one and half years on different suggestions.
“We have won this case, to the extent that of statement of our position,” she said.
information minister said next hearing of it was fixed for December 13th in that, according to her, a detailed answer to the allegations will be submitted to the court.
Brief response from Prime Minister Shahbaz in case has already was sent while the Daily Mail could not prove his statements in court yet, she argued.
“Now this [Daily Mail] have to face law.”
In 2020, Shahbaz filed a lawsuit in London High Court against British daily newspaper and its reporter David Rose for publication of a “fabricated and slanderous” report against his in July 2019.
“It was a fabricated and slanderous story who published in Daily mail. it was part of propaganda launched [Prime Minister] Imran Niazi against PML-N in title of pretense accountabilityhe said, addressing news conference in London in January 2020
story The announcement appeared on July 14, 2019. in British newspaper accuses former chief of Punjab minister and his family of embezzlement millions of pounds out of £500m assistance provided by the Department for International Development (DFID) for Victims of the 2005 earthquake.
As soon when the report came out, the PML-N called it a conspiracy. against Shehbaz hatched PTI government.
The Daily Mail cannot yet prove accusations against Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif: Marryum
Minister for Information and broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb said that the British newspaper Daily Mail is still failed to prove allegations made by his journalist David Rose in article against Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on alleged misappropriation of public funds.
“Now the Daily Mail will have to face Law, she said. in a news statement. Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif files defamation case against Daily Mail and its journalist in court of uk couple of years back.
According to Marryum, of libel case will be filed in “December 2023”.
short reply in it was already was presented on on behalf of of Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif, she said in statement.
minister said the judge fixed December 13, 2022 for next hearing of case and reply on approvals were to be submitted by the same date. She said cost of the case was paid for, and “we have already won our case on scene of presentation”.
She said the Daily Mail decided to postpone tactics drag out the matter.