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A three-judge bench headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan also turned down the plea wherein adjournment of the instant case was sought till the detailed judgment passed in the contempt of court cases against PML-N's Quaid Nawaz Sharif and Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique.
The petitioner Sheikh Ahsan ud Din took the plea Nawaz Sharif delivered speeches on GT roads after his disqualification by SC and crossed all the limits of contempt of court.
brOn March 13, charges would be framed Federal Minister for Privatization Daniyal Aziz over contempt of court and the threemember bench headed by Justice Azmat Saeed will hear the cases whereas State Minister for Interior Talal Chaudhry will be framed charges over contemptuous statement against judiciary and threemember bench headed by Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan will hear the cases on March 14.
Previously, the minister had submitted a reply and maintained that he was never indulged in mocking the judiciary, nor could he even think of committing contempt of court.
As Aziz appeared in court, the bench observed that contempt of court by the minister can be construed after perusing transcripts of his speeches from three TV channels.
The petitioner requested that the court should initiate contempt of court proceedings against the respondents under Sections 3, 4, 5 of the Contempt of Court Ordinance, 2003, read with Article 204 of the Constitution.
According to the Express Tribune, Justice Amir Farooq approved the hearing the contempt of court case through a plea filed by petitioner Adnan Iqbal.
IHC Justice Amir Farooq approved for hearing the contempt of court case which was filed by Adnan Iqbal and made Nawaz, Maryam, Pemra and various others a party.
ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Saturday issued a decision on the contempt of court case against Chief of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan, stating that the proceedings were initiated as a result of "derogatory remarks passed in writing against the Commission".
He was sentenced to 6 months imprisonment for contempt of court by the Supreme Court.
The law on contempt of court is inextricably bound to the administration of justice.
Sheriff Michael Fletcher said: "It is not a contempt of court.