Former prime minister Imran Khan will present his written reply to Islamabad High Court (IHC) in case of contempt on tuesday (today) through it counsel Hamid Khan.
IHC formed five judges bench led by Chief Justice Atar Minalla for a contempt hearing for threatening women’s additional district and session judges.
The court will consider the case on August 31. A contempt case has been opened. against head of PTI on notification of registrar office.
Sources told The Express Tribune that there was no unqualified apology. in written reply. However, Imran Khan can express remorse to bench for pronunciation of words against woman judge on Wednesday.
Mr Khan also expected to request bench investigate allegations of torture on PTI leader Shahbaz Gill, who is in custody on charges of sedition.
Sources also said that Imran Khan also raise the issue of whether the IHC had jurisdiction to take up a matter of contempt against and quote him rules of court as a legal basis to substantiate his argument. Senior lawyers, however, say that if Imran Khan does not express regret, then bench will have no choice but to move on against his.
The PT lawyer acknowledged that party management was delighted over IHC decision suspend PEMRA notification of ban live telecast of Imran’s speeches on TELEVISION.
PTI and the judiciary
PTI was successful in influence the supreme judiciary through social media campaigns since Panamagate in 2016.
In October 2016, PTI Chairman Imran Khan announced lockdown plan in Islamabad puts pressure for prompt disposal of The Panamagate case. When PTI began its long journey, former Chief Justice Anwar Zahir Jamali formed a larger bench hear the matter.
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upper court on November 1, 2016 prevented the impending political showdown between PML-N and PTI by ordering judicial inquiry into the Panamagate scandal. bench expressed the wish that all political parties, including PTI, should reconsider its position, adding that all concerned should keep your horses.
“Politics will continue and let people calm down now,” said then-CJP Asif Said Khosa. Later PTI wound up blocking plan and joined proceedings.
In December 2016, when then-Chief Justice Jamali proposed a commission of inquiry into the Panamagate case, PTI attorney Naeem Bukhari refused to accept the offer. The case was subsequently adjourned 15 days before former Retirement of CJP Jamali.
At the same time, malicious campaign was started against Justices of the Supreme Court, especially the then new CJP Mian Saqib Nisar, on Account of his past association with PML-N. Former CJP Nisar formed a larger bench minus himself to resume hearing.
January 2017 one member of in the bench, Judge Ejaz Afzal Khan, referring to campaign against judges asked PTI counsel which of justice his client wanted.
In April 2017, a separate sentence on Panamagate was announced while two judges disqualified Nawaz Sharif as an MP.
However, three members of the more bench submitted the case for joint investigation team (JIT) for further investigation of this matter.
One time again campaign on social media was initiated against judges who did not disqualify Nawaz and formed JIT for further probe.
When the JIT report made its findings public against Sharif familyPML-N supporters also launched a campaign against prejudicial judges of them party. Three deputies were disqualified in cases of disrespect.
Several party activists were sent behind bars on Account of using offensive language against former CJP Nisar.
PML-N lawyers believed that former CJP Nisar’s orders have greatly affected the party’s position in 2018 general elections. When PTI came to power, there was a perception that the executive, judiciary and establishment on same page against opposition parties.
The high courts did not save the opposition leaders in time, who faced hard times with PTI government and the National Accountability Bureau (NAB).
When Nawaz went abroad, former Prime Minister Imran blamed the courts of making it easier. However, former CJP Asif Said Khosa in his speech rejected Imran’s claims against judicial branch
PTI also continued campaign against one chapter of judges in Case of Judge Qazi Fayez Isa. Judge Isa and his family participants are targeted social media trolls. No government agency took notification of malicious campaign against him and several other judges.
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During tenure of former CJP Gulzar Ahmed, PTI not face hard times in howbeit former advocate general for Pakistan Khalid Javed Khan played key role in goal.
PTI also campaigned against Supreme Court for announcement of the decision of the deputy speaker of the National Assembly and dissolution of in house as unconstitutional. The order of the UK allowed no-confidence traffic against then Prime Minister Imran under Article 95 of Constitution.
In spite of clear UK direction NA speaker dragged out process that could attract extra-constitutional forces over country.
AT view of concerns of representatives of the bar, the Supreme Court and the High Court of Islamabad were open at night. However, the NA Speaker resigned, and later no-confidence process against Imran was completed as a result in his removal from office.
However, SC move save the Constitution was not rated by PTI. In every trial, Imran questioned the discovery of court at midnight. Meanwhile, his supporters also raised the bet.
Following this campaign, the COP considered the PTI petition for a lifetime ban of desertion of legislators under section 63A of Constitution.
Supreme Court Judge Ijazul Ahsan upheld the appeal in camera against registrar office objections to the PTI petition against election Committee of Pakistan Notice (ECP) for carrier out separation process.
While PML-N attorney Makhdoom Ali Khan on general postponed until May 17, Sun fixed presidential address requiring interpretation and scope of Article 63A on 9th May. It should be noted that PTI management has consistently demanded an early decision on President’s address.
Former CJP Nisar also met Imran in Lahore. According to media reports, former the chief judge expressed serious concern over PTI social media campaign against judges.
Although PTI constantly tried to put pressure on the judges, they also approaching judgments for relief in a few things.