LHC to hear contempt petition against Nawaz today LHC to hear contempt petition against Nawaz today

The Lahore High Court will hear a petition alleging contempt charges against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif today.

The petitioner plead that the disqualified former premier , Nawaz Sharif, during GT Road rally from Islamabad to Rawalpindi, threaten the Supreme Court and attempted to charge the public against the apex court and other state institutions.

Amina Malik, Civil Society Network, filed the petition through her counsel Azhar Siddique and alleged that Nawaz tried to defame the SC judges and scandalize judiciary.

The petitioner also plead that  Nawaz also tried to influence the matters pending before the NAB whose proceedings were to be supervised by a SC judge.

The petition pleads that Nawaz should be tried for treason as well as contempt of court.

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