Supreme Court issues contempt notices to Nawaz, Maryam over anti-judiciary speeches

Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday has issued notices to former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz in anti-judiciary speeches case after a representative from Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) was summoned.

Taking suo moto notice of Lahore High Court’s (LHC) decision to ban airing of anti-judiciary speeches for 15 days, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has sought the record of the case.

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CJP has asked Attorney General to read out the decision of LHC. He also directed Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz to appear in the court and said that if they cannot come then they should send their lawyers for arguments.

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