IHC dismisses contempt petition against Fawad Chaudhry

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The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday dismissed a petition seeking contempt of court proceedings against former information minister and PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry for giving anti-judiciary remarks.

According to details, the petition – heard by Justice Babar Sattar, was declared inadmissible as Advocate Saleemullah sought contempt of court proceedings against Fawad Chaudhry for giving anti-judiciary remarks on social media.

During the hearing, the court ruled that it could not initiate court proceedings on political statements criticising judgments.

The court pointed out that the case that was referred in the petition was already pending before a larger bench. It is pertinent to mention here that Advocate Saleemullah had moved IHC against Fawad Chaudhry over his derogatory remarks against the judiciary on social media.—INP

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