Supreme Court summons Nawaz, Maryam over anti-judiciary speeches

The Supreme Court took suo motu notice of the “anti-judiciary speeches” of former PM Nawaz Sharif and his daughter, Maryam Nawaz and issued a summons.

The Lahore High Court had directed Monday the electronic media watchdog to monitor “anti-judiciary speeches” and decide on complaints filed against Mr. Sharif, his daughter and other leaders of the PML-N. Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) was directed to decide on the complaints within 15 days.

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On Tuesday, Chief Justice Saqib Nisar summoned a record of complaints against the speeches of PML-N leaders filed with Pemra. The court also summoned the attorney-general (AG) of Pakistan as well as advocate-generals of all four provinces and registrar Lahore High Court.

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