PPP urged SC to start contempt proceedings against Nawaz Sharif over his remarks

LAHORE: The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has urged the Supreme Court to initiate contempt proceedings against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif for passing rude remarks about the recent decisions of the apex court.

“Nawaz Sharif, while expressing reservations over the Supreme Court verdict in the Imran Khan case, used harsh words for the judiciary by saying that Sikh monarchy — a reference to an era of oppression in Punjab history — won’t be tolerated,” PPP leader Qamar Zaman Kaira said at a press conference on Wednesday.

“There could be no worse abuse of the judiciary than this,” he said and asked the judges to act against the PML-N president by saying “what else does the Supreme Court need to begin contempt proceedings against the disqualified prime minister?”

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