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.
NADRA Chowk and Express Chowk are closed for Red Zone Entry and Exit. Alternatively, Ayub Chowk, Serena Chowk, and Margallah Road can be used for Red Zone Entry and Exit.
NADRA Chowk and Express Chowk are closed for Red Zone Entry and Exit.
— Islamabad Police (@ICT_Police) September 22, 2022