IHC stops indictment against Imran Khan after his SORRY to lady judge in contempt case

The Islamabad High Court Thursday heard the contempt proceedings against the PTI chairman Imran Khan after the former premier unconditionally showed a willingness to apologize to the female judge against whom he had issued threatening remarks in F9 park speech controversy.

Imran Khan was facing contempt of court proceedings in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) for making threatening remarks against a female judge at the party’s rally in F-9 Park of Islamabad, was due to be indicted in the case today.

A larger bench of the IHC, headed by Chief Justice (CJ) Justice Athar Minallah, which heard the case, however, said that they will not indict the PTI chairman he has agreed to apologise to the female judge.

Other judges on the bench were Justice Muhsin Akhtar Kiani, Justice Mian Gul Hassan Aurangzeb, Justice Tariq Mehmood Jahangiri and Justice Babar Sattar.

PTI chairman himself appeared before the bench.

Imran Khan to be indicted in contempt case, security high alert

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) larger bench headed by IHC CJ Athar Minallah will indict Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan today at 2:30 pm in a contempt case for threatening remarks against a female judge at the party’s public gathering at F-9 Park Islamabad.

Other judges on the bench include Justice Muhsin Akhtar Kiani, Justice Mian Gul Hassan Aurangzeb, Justice Tariq Mehmood Jahangiri, and Justice Babar Sattar.

PTI chairman will appear before the bench in person.

Pertinent to note that in the last hearing, the IHC had rejected Imran’s written reply in the case because he did not offer an unconditional apology to the court and said that he regretted his remarks; following which the court decided to indict him.

Security High Alert

Islamabad Police took strict security measures in and around the IHC in view of the former prime minister’s hearing. Passes will be issued to a limited number of people for entry in the courtroom.

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