Treason case: LHC seeks replies from Nawaz Sharif & Shahid Khaqan Abbasi till 22nd Oct : AsiaNet-Pakistan

Treason case: LHC seeks replies from Nawaz Sharif & Shahid Khaqan Abbasi till 22nd Oct

October 8, 2018 | | Share:

A Lahore High Court Full Bench today sought replies from former Prime Ministers Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on a petition till 22nd of this month. The Bench also withdrew non-bailable arrest warrants for Journalist Cyril Almeida and ordered to remove his name from the Exit Control List besides seeking a reply fromhim.

The bench headed by Justice Syed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi passed the orders while hearing a petition filed by Amina Malik seeking strict action against former Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif for trying to defame state institutions through an alleged anti-state interview, and former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi for not honouring his oath of office by disclosing minutes of the National Security Council’s meeting to his party leader.

The Court has sought written response from federal government and councils of all concerned in the case.

At the outset of proceedings, former premiers, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and journalist Cyril Almeida appeared before the bench.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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