Application states that former prime minister humiliated judiciary in a speech delivered in LahoreThe Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday admitted an application which was directed to ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif over violation of code of conduct. After reviewing the application filed on February 26 by Advocate Makhdoom Niaz Inqilabi, the Islamabad High Court admitted the petition. Nawaz, Maryam continue rant against judiciaryThe application stated that the former prime minister humiliated the judiciary in a speech delivered in Lahore on August 25, 2017. ‘Sharif’s allegation that the judiciary was supportive of the ‘powerful forces’ of the country amounts to contempt of the court’ the application read. Avenfield reference: Accountability court rules Wajid Zia’s JIT report as inadmissible evidenceThe court has decided to conduct the hearing of contempt case against former prime minister.
Source: The Express Tribune March 08, 2018 09:33 UTC