Supreme Court dismissed contempt of court petition against Nawaz Sharif, Iftikhar chaudhry
Islamabad (Web Desk) : The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday dismissed contempt of court petitions filed against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and former chief justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Chaudhry.
Both the petitions were filed by lawyer Riaz Hanif Rahi.
The three-member bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar, heard the contempt petitions.
Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar, disposed of the petition due to the petitioner’s inability to comply with the court orders, during the court proceedings.
On Wednesday, the apex court had disposed of the contempt of court petition against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan.
The petition was filed by senior lawyer Naseer Ahmed Kayani against PTI chief Imran Khan, accusing him of committing contempt of court by using derogatory language against former CJ Iftikhar Chaudhry.
The bench had disposed of the petition after it was told that the petitioner’s counsel, Hashmat Habib, could not make contact with his client, As the hearing went under way.
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