ISLAMABAD: A legal notice has been served to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan over terming PM Nawaz Sharif a “pharaoh” in his Raiwind speech, ARY News reported on Saturday.
The legal notice has been sent to Khan on behalf of Pakistan Justice Party President Malik Munsif Awan.
It was stated in the notice that PTI chief has violated the code of conduct of the Raiwind March by using the abusive language against the prime minister. It was also mentioned in the notice that the Lahore High Court (LHC) had ordered the party to not give any provocative speech during the Raiwind March.
“The language used by Imran Khan in the march was illegal and unethical. Therefore, he should apologize to the public,” the notice stated.
The Justice Party president has demanded Rs. 1 billion in damages from the PTI chairman and warned that a lawsuit will be filed against him in a court of law.