Imran Khan, a former prime minister of Pakistan, apologizes in a case involving contempt of court
The PTI leader’s Imran Khan, contempt case is postponed by the Pakistani court after he declares his willingness to apologies to the female judge.
Pakistan’s Islamabad-Imran Khan’s, Contempt case was postponed by a Pakistani court after he
declared his willingness to accept responsibility for his comments on a female judge.
I’ll go to the female judge and apologies to her if the court requests it. During a hearing on
Thursday, Khan assured the Islamabad High Court that he would never utter anything to offend the
court or the judiciary.
He declared, “I tell the court that I will not do something like this in the future.” If I crossed a line, I apologies.
Following remarks Imran Khan made at a public rally in the Pakistani city of Islamabad on August
20, when he threatened “action” against Judge Zeba Chaudhry and top Islamabad police officers for
detaining his top aide Shahbaz Gill, Khan was charged with contempt of court.
Gill was accused of attempting to inspire a revolt in Pakistan’s strong military following comments
he made on television; this accusation is refuted by Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party.
According to Pakistani law ,Imran Khan ran the prospect of being barred from hold a public
office for at least 5 years if found guilty.
After Khan’s apologies, the court opted not to charge the legendary cricketer-turned-politician, and
it asked him to provide his testimony in an affidavit before the Oct 3 hearing.
The same court dismissed terrorist charges against the 69-year-old lawmaker earlier this week for
his comments made at the Islamabad protest.
A lawsuit involving suspected foreign funding for the PTI party is also being brought against the
former Pakistani leader. On Nov 6, the matter will have its subsequent hearing.
April of this year, a Parliamentary vote of no-confidence led to the overthrow of Khan’s
Since then, he has held rallies in front of the public around the nation to call for fresh elections because the present ones are scheduled for late next year.
According to attorney Munir-A-Malik, an amicus curiae (court assistance) in the contempt-case, “he
(Khan) seemed significantly more Remorse-Full in person today compared to his filed reply, which
seemed to have pleased the bench.”
Lahore-based foreign policy expert Mammal Sarfraz, claims Khan was left with no choice but to
apologies in the contempt case.
He was aware that he had to apologies completely. Even though the court had previously given him
opportunity, She said that Al Jazzier’s comments weren’t satisfactory.
Imran Khan has always emphasized the importance of the rule of law and the judiciary, According
to PTI leader Faisal Javed Khan.
“Imran Khan has maintained the same position from the beginning. Hopefully, the court will rule
in his favor, he told Al Jazzier.