ISLAMABAD : Ideal Court docket of Pakistan on Tuesday officially indicted Federal Privatisation Minister Daniyal Aziz in a case referring to anti-judiciary speeches.
A 3-member bench, headed by way of Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed, and comprising Justices Mushir Alam and Mazhar Alam Miankhel took up the case towards the minister. The court docket indicted the minister beneath Article 204 and contempt of court docket legislation 2003.
The apex court docket remarked that the federal minister has scandalised the judiciary, including that Aziz intervened in court docket issues.
Justice Mushir Alam learn the rate sheet for the accused minister, whilst Aziz rejected the allegations levelled towards him.
On the final listening to, the bench expressed dissatisfaction over the answer submitted by way of the minister within the case and glued his indictment for March 13.
Suggest for the minister contended that the media stories of his consumer’s ‘anti-judiciary’ speech had been false.
Within the reaction, the minister mentioned that being a lawmaker he may just now not even believe of downgrading the state establishment, including that he respects all state establishment, together with judiciary.
“Media ran my feedback out of context,” the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chief mentioned, but even so asking the court docket to take again the show-cause realize towards him.
On Feb 2, the apex court docket issued contempt of court docket realize to Federal Minister for Privatisation Daniyal Aziz over anti-judiciary speeches.
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