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SC to take up contempt case against Faisal Raza Abidi on Dec 19

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday has fixed December 19 for hearing a contempt case against former Pakistan People's Party (PPP) senator Faisal Raza Abidi. According to the details, the apex court formed a three-member bench headed by Justice Azmat Saeed Sheikh to hear the contempt case against Faisal Raza Abidi on Wednesday (December 19). The SC also served notice on Faisal Raza Abidi, directing him to appear before the court in person on the said date. It is pertinent to mention here that the PPP leader had…

Supreme Court indicts Aamir Liaquat Hussain in contempt case

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday indicted Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf MNA, Aamir Liaquat Hussain in contempt of court case. ARY NEWS reported. The bench of the top court took up the case pertaining to contemptuous remarks by Aamir Liaquat Hussain during his TV program against the court. In today's hearing, the counsel of Aamir Liaquat pleaded court for unconditional apology on behalf of his client, the program was not intended to criticize the court, he added. " We have heard you, today we have fixed for…

Contempt case sought against Fawad for predicting outcome of pending references

ISLAMABAD: A plea was made before an accountability court to initiate action against Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry for predicting outcome of the pending references against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. Advocate Zubair Khalid, counsel for Mr Sharif, during the hearing of Flagship Investment reference, requested the judge Mohammad Arshad Malik to take notice of Mr. Chaudhry’s statement in which he said Sharif would go to jail. Read: Nawaz Sharif will go back to jail, says information minister “How could a…

Faisal Raza Abidi arrested in contempt case

ISLAMABAD: Former Pakistan People’s Party senator, Faisal Raza Abidi, was arrested from outside the Supreme Court premises today in a contempt of court case, ARY News reported. The former parliamentarian has been moved to Secretariat Police Station, Islamabad. He was taken into custody after his appearance in the case hearing at the Supreme Court. During the hearing, the apex court sought a written reply from the ex-senator in the contempt case he is facing. Abidi requested the court to delay the hearing saying his…

Faisal Raza Abidi gets one-day protective bail in contempt case

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court on Monday granted one-day protective bail to ex-Pakistan People’s Party’s Senator Faisal Raza Abidi in a case pertaining to use of defamatory language against Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar. The court had ordered arrest warrants for the former PPP leader, however police couldn’t locate his whereabouts despite several raids. Abidi with his counsel approached the IHC today seeking bail in the case. However, the court also ordered him to appear before the trail court in…

Contempt case: SC to indict Aamir Liaquat tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court will likely indict the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf MNA, Aamir Liaquat Hussain, on September 27 (tomorrow) in a case pertaining to contemptuous remarks against the court. On Sep 11, the apex court had announced to indict the PTI MNA in the contempt case. The SC took up hearing of the case while later, Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar dismissed Liaquat’s unconditional apology, saying “we are not here to be disgraced, the practice of committing contempt first and then later apologizing will…

Supreme Court disqualifies Daniyal Aziz in contempt case

ISLAMABAD: A Supreme Court of Pakistan bench on Thursday declared former federal minister for privatization Daniyal Aziz disqualified to contest elections. A three-judge bench of the top court headed by Justice Gulzar Ahmed, announced its decision today in a suo motu proceeding of Aziz's anti-judiciary remarks, being heard since February this year. The security was stepped up at the top court of the country this morning ahead of the verdict. Justice Mushir Alam, who was part of the original bench, was given the…