The Supreme Court of Pakistan Today on Thursday constituted a 5-member larger bench to hear the contempt of court plea registered against PTI Chairman Imran Khan by the current government.
The plea was decided to move by the Attorney General of Pakistan (AGP) Ashtar Ausaf Ali. The Plea will be heard today at 11:00 a.m. by a five-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Umar Ata Bandial.
The plea noted that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan violated court orders and damaged state property during Islamabad long march.
“Contempt of court proceedings should be launched against Imran Khan for disobeying top court orders,” the plea clarified.
The Supreme Court (SC) Wednesday permitted PTI to hold a protest at Islamabad’s H-9 and prevented the government from carrying out crackdowns on houses and offices.
The top court also ordered releasing those lawyers who are not suspected of serious criminal activities and gave orders to immediately release PTI workers under MPO. The interior ministry has been banned from using excessive force against political activists.