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Frustrated IHC orders Imran Khan to resubmit reply in contempt of a court case in 7 days

Frustrated IHC orders Imran Khan to resubmit reply in contempt of a court case in 7 days
PTI Chairman Imran Steps Down After Islamabad High Court Hearing in federal capital, on August 31, 2022 – Twitter/PTI
  • IHC CJ says leaders like Imran Khan should think before speaking.
  • The court gives Khan one a week to submit a “weighted” response.
  • IHC delays disrespect of trial until September 8th.

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Supreme Court (IHC) sent on Wednesday PTI Chairman Imran will resubmit a “weighted” response as part of next seven days in contempt of a court case against his for threatens the female judge.

five persons bench The case was heard by IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah, Judge Mohsin Akhtar Kayani, Judge Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb, Judge Tariq Mehmood Jahangiri and Judge Babar Sattar.

In response to an IHC request show-cause notification in case, PTI chairman did not apologize for the judge threatens with additional hearings of Islamabad, Zeba Chaudhry, suggesting, however, that his remarks be withdrawn “if they are inappropriate”.

The IHC judge said during the hearing that he was “disappointed” with the response. of Khan in a business. He asked him review his answer and send it once more.

Without asking Khan to take the podium, the court adjourned the hearing and ruled that a response could be submitted through the PTI chairman’s office. counsel.

Today’s hearing

At the beginning of Khan’s lawyer Hamid Khan appeared at the hearing forward as well as took rack. IHC CJ Minallah told him that although he was Khan’s lawyer, he was also there to help the court.

“I didn’t expect this from you,” said CJ IHC. in answer to reply what did the lawyer present on on behalf of of Khan.

IHC CJ Minallah noted that the political party should always believe in observance of the law and the constitution. “AT last 70 years old and common man has not been able to reach the higher courts and the Supreme Court.”

The IHC judge said he was “disappointed” with the response Khan provided. in answer to show-cause notification.

“The response that was sent was not of growth of political leader like Khan.”

Judge Minallah said he hoped the PTI chairman would raise the profile of the court. confidence, however, this should note that just like “The time that has passed cannot come back, the words spoken through one’s tongue cannot be taken back”.

The court stated that Khan is a popular leader and has many followers, so he should think before he speaks.

“I expected him [Khan] may come to terms with in fact that he did something wrong. A political leader has multiple followers should think before you speak.”

“From your response, I feel that Imran Khan did not understand that he did something wrong,” the IHC judge told the PTI chairman’s attorney.

in last three years – during PTI’s tenure – IHC raised issue of torture without any fear, noting that the state encourages torture in in last 70 years old.

“Torture of any level should not be tolerated. of torture than to make someone disappear?” the court asked as PTI continues to assert that party leader Shahbaz Gill was tortured by the police.

Taking forward PTI claims, Khan left earlier this month on criticize additional district and session judges for waiver of bail plea of Jill.

Judge Minalla asked. who had control of Adial Prison, where Gill was imprisoned. for several days. “If there is at least small a complaint of torture, then maybe jail authorities put a person in jail without a medical examination?”

IHC CJ went on say that pti should look at things of journalists Asad Tur and Absar Alam. He added what during last three years later, the IHC referred such questions to the PTI federal cabinet.

“I wish they raised their voice in then in that regard.”

“Courts never pay attention to criticism”

During the trial, Islamabad’s Advocate General Jahangir Jadoun tried to speak but was stopped. “It’s a matter between a man who allegedly committed contempt of court and court.

The IHC judge then asked when the Supreme Court had completed up happening of alleged torture of Gill and when it was made. At the same time, Khan counsel said the court closed the case on August 22 and PTI Chairman gave a speech on August 20th.

“It was already pending in IHC while he made speech. You should read the judgment of Firdous Ashik Avan. According to PECA regulation, a person speaking against institutions won’t even get bail for six months.”

This court, said CJ IHC, annulled the PECA ruling and then the defamation campaign was started against It. “However, the courts never care about criticism.”

Moving on, Judge Minallah said Khan kept asking why the courts were open at 12 midnight – during the National Assembly meeting. vote of no-confidence against ex-premier in April.

“This judgment will remain open for weak 24/7. However, the courts do not need make excuses to anyone why they open and when.

Delete message against October 12, 1999

“A business of contempt of court is very serious,” he said, noting that the opening of the courts at 12 o’clock was very clear message that they are not want repetition of October 12, 1999 – the day when former Dictator General Pervez Musharraf declared martial law.

CJ IHC then stated that political leaders are abusing social media as photos of he and the judge of The Supreme Court was made viral, and they were called leaders of political party.

“Wrong information shared information about the registered apartment against My name in foreign country,” he said, adding that his institution also made several mistakes.

The IHC court said that political parties do not ban followers from downloading such messages. “If a leader tells his employees to stop, it indeed stop.”

In reply to Khan counsel asked if he could speak.

The lawyer said he was aware that the court was disappointed by the response, but noted that the petition was raised general law points.

“However, I don’t want pick them up now.”

“This is a very serious matter”

The IHC Judge then said that it was an open trial and everything that was happening over here it is transparent and whatever it is allow contempt of litigation may be misused.

Then the court said it was also includes the issue of freedom of speech.

The lawyer then stated that he also raised a question of dropping the case because Khan had no intention of saying something like what against referee.

The court then noted that the case of Gill’s torture was already heard at the IHC. “Check the record, then send your answer again, otherwise this court will accept the case forward.”

“This is a very serious matter, contempt of The trial could have ended today, but not because of the response.”

“The court cannot go against sentences of SC’

During the course of trial judge Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb noted that Imran Khan received another chance introduce reply to show-cause notification.

“This court cannot go against sentences of Supreme Court,” Judge Minallah noted and advised Khan counsel understand the seriousness of case and submit reply carefully.

“Change will come in this country only when all the institutions have done their part work in accordance with the constitution,” said CJ IHC.

At the same time, Hamid Khan said that his client had no intention of saying this about the bailiff.

Judge Minallah said the only problem of this court is independent of the judiciary and instructed the lawyer to read out three sentences of SC in in this respect.

Meanwhile, the court ordered Imran Khan to present his reply to show-cause notice within seven days again.

During the trial, Khan counsel proposed the appointment of Munir A. Malik as Associate Justice. Answering the lawyer, CJ said that the nation is divided and asked to name the person with such reputation that it is acceptable to everyone. Counsel general, however, suggested the title of Makhdoom Ali Khan.

Justice Minallah also sent a representative of federal government to review cases of rebellion and treason.

The trial could have ended today, but they will have to continue the trial after that. replyJudge Aurangzeb remarked.

“You accuse us that Pakistan’s judiciary ranks 130th in in world’ said Judge Minallah, adding that they told Fawad Chaudhry in when the number was of Executive.

Meanwhile, the IHC has postponed the hearing until September 8.

Khan offers to take back remarks against judge

A day earlier, Khan had filed a petition with the Supreme Court, praying that the terrorism case against canceled and offered to take back his words against district and session judge.

PTI Chairman Didn’t Apologize for the judge threatens with additional hearings of Islamabad, offering, however, to withdraw his remarks “if they are inappropriate.”

“Like someone who believes in rule of law and a strong independent justice systemrespondent does not believe in hurt feelings of respected judges.

“The defendant presents with humility in that if the words he uttered are considered inappropriate, he is ready to accept them back”, – he said, urging the court to evaluate the speech in the context in which it was made.

Khan added that his remarks against additional meetings of the judge did not prevent of justice and were also not intended to undermine the integrity and credibility of judicial system.

A business

August 23 big bench of IHC released show-cause notification to Khan after taking up contempt of trial against his for threatening additional meetings of the judge during public rally.

bench The panel was composed of Judge Mohsin Akhtar Kayani, Judge Babar Sattar and Judge Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb.

The court summoned the khan in personal capacity on August 31 and forwarded the case to the chief judge. of Pakistan seeking inclusion of more judges on in bench.

PTI chairman staged a rally in federal capital on August 20 express solidarity with his boss of Shahbaz Gill staff after claims of applied torture on his in guarded. He warned the Islamabad inspector:general and Deputy Inspectorgeneral that he “will not spare” them, promising to initiate cases against them for subjecting Gill to alleged inhuman torture.

Pointing the weapon at the judge of additional sessions, who sent Gill into custody on police request, Khan said she [the judge] should get ready for effects.

‘Judge should have been accused for Khan’s insult

In response, PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz quipped that the female judge should be accused with contempt of court.

“Judge Woman” should be accused with contempt of court because she insulted Imran Khan,” she said. in sarcastic tweet.


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