Former Prime Minister and Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan will show up before Islamabad High Court (IHC) in the contempt of court case after a show-cause notice.
The Islamabad police have made safety preparations at the IHC for PTI Chairman Imran Khan. People will solely be allowed to enter the premises of the court holding entry pass. While the residents of the close by areas will be furnished diverted routes for transportation.
It is pertinent to point out that a large bench of the IHC on August 23 issued a show-cause notice to PTI Chairman Imran Khan and summoned him in person on August 31, in a contempt of court case pertaining to his threatening remarks about Additional Sessions Judge Zeba Chaudhry.
Imran Khan’s reply was once submitted in the Islamabad High Court by Advocate Hamid Khan.
In the reply, it was once stated that “Imran Khan does not believe in suppressing the emotions of the judges, he is ready to withdraw the words if they were inappropriate; the court must examine Imran Khan’s speech with context, he always obeys the law and the constitution. The PTI chairman believes in an independent judiciary. The show cause notice in opposition to him must be withdrawn.”
“It used to be in this misconception that she was once referred to a magistrate,” it said, including that the PTI chief had no intention of saying anything against the judicial officer.
“It is submitted that the respondent had no reason (ill-will) in the back of the stated speech or remarks, nor had been these directed specifically towards the judicial officer.”
It argued that after seeing visuals of the bodily torture and hearing about the sexual abuse on Shahbaz Gill during custody, the PTI chief had been disturbed. “It used to be neither supposed to obstruct the course of justice as the order for remand had already been issued.
On Imran’s behalf, his counsel stated that truthful remark and criticism used to be applicable for the administration of justice and as a result should be allowed.
He additionally contended that the deputy registrar of the court had completely “misconceived the law and his own powers” through writing a note to the IHC and annoying contempt lawsuits towards Imran.
Imran Khan’s response in court additionally stated that he had no longer committed any contempt of court, instead his phrases at the F-9 rally had been taken out “selectively” and blown “out of context” to supply an affect that he wanted to take things in his hands.