Apex court issues contempt notice to PTI's Amir Liaquat.
ISLAMABAD -- The Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) has issued contempt of court notice to Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf MNA Dr Amir Liaquat for non-compliance with the court's order of not using hate speech on Friday.
Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar headed a three-member bench and it conducted hearing over a petition filed by a private channel against Liaquat.
The petitioner adopted stance that the apex court had directed the PTI member on March 6, 2017 against using hate speech against any individual.
The petitioner added that no one has the right to declare the other as traitor or non-believer.
During the hearing, CJP remarked that this drama will not run in the court, everyone has to talk here with respect and adding that I am issuing you a notice for telling lie.
CJP remarked that those who do not have control on their tongue should not be allowed in parliament. What sort of language is used to increase the rating of program? Top judge questioned.
SC while issuing Liaquat the contempt notice sought reply from him in two weeks.