Contempt of court petition against Maryam, Khaqan dismissed by IHC
The contempt of court petition filed against Maryam Nawaz and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi for allegedly making contemptuous remarks against former Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar and judiciary has been dismissed by Islamabad High Court (IHC).
The petition against Vice President of PML-N, Maryam Nawaz and former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan was filed by lawyer Kulsoom Khaliq.
The petitioner said that both Maryam Nawaz and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi passed remarks which were contemptuous.
Petitioner further mentioned that Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s remarks against former CJP Saqib Nisar were the example of ill-spoken words against former CJP and the judiciary.
However, Chief Justice Athar Minallah announced the reserved verdict and dismissed the contempt of court petition against Maryam Nawaz and Shahid Khaqan.