Islamabad High Court dismisses contempt of court appeal against Maryam Nawaz and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.
The court issued a written decision dismissing the contempt of court appeal filed against PML-N leaders Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Maryam Nawaz for criticizing former Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar.
The court upheld the decision of Chief Justice Islamabad High Court Atharmanullah and said that contempt of court proceedings could not be taken on anyone’s demand.
The court ruled that the petitioner could not say which court order was violated. Contempt of court case is between the court and the contender.
The local lawyer had filed an intra-court appeal against the decision of the single bench. Justice Mian Gul Hassan Aurangzeb and Justice Arbab Muhammad Tahir issued the written verdict.