PML-N is "digging its own grave" by obtaining concerned within the case wherever ex-chief justice of Gilgit-Baltistan apex court genus Rana Shamim has levelled allegations against the previous justice of Pakistan, Justice (retd) Saqib Nisar, Prime Minister Imran Khan aforementioned, Geo News reportable Mon, citing sources.
The prime minister's comments came throughout a gathering with the PTI-led government's coalition partners, wherever the matter came underneath discussion, sources aforementioned.
The allied parties opined that PML-N may well be served with a contempt of court notice for its statements over the matter.
At this, the prime minister aforementioned the matter is within the court and that they can do what they appear match, sources extra.
A story revealed within the News had unconcealed that Shamim had alleged Nisar of supply directions to stay former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and PML-N Vice-President Maryam Nawaz in jail until the final elections in 2018, a claim that ex-chief justice fully denies.
IHC takes notice
Following this, the capital of Pakistan supreme court (IHC) has summoned former justice of Gilgit-Baltistan Justice (retd) Shamim, editor-in-chief of The News, editor of the newspaper, and journalist Ansar Abbasi tomorrow (Tuesday).
Chief Justice volatile oil Minallah command AN imperative hearing and took the choice to summon the above-named persons when the capital of Pakistan supreme court written record took notice of the report.
During the hearing, Justice Minallah aforementioned the court can treat this matter terribly seriously, adding that an effort has been created to shake people's confidence within the judiciary.
Maryam, responding to the allegations levelled by Shamim, aforementioned folks ought to be "afraid" of the one who leaves the "decisions within the hands of Allah".
"There may be a lesson for oppressors during this," the PML-N vice-president extra.
Ministers address presser when meeting
After the meeting ended, Federal Minister for info and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry and Federal Minister for Interior swayer Rasheed addressed a news conference.
The information minister, linking PML-N to the ex-GB justice, said: "PML-N had appointed genus Rana Shamin in 2015 because the justice of Gilgit-Baltistan."
PML-N leaders Khawaja Asif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had levelled allegations against courts within their news conference earlier in the day, Chaudhry aforementioned, adding the IHC ought to summon them to tomorrow's hearing.
Meeting talks, Parliament session
Chaudhry aforementioned the joint Parliament session — that was delayed last week — would be stayed Wednesday at 2pm, when the allied parties expressed confidence within the prime minister's leadership.
Meanwhile, Rasheed aforementioned the prime minister had in person addressed the reservations of the allied parties. "Everyone is on board over on-line option for overseas [Pakistanis]."
The interior minister aforementioned the govt would gift eight to ten bills in Wednesday's joint Parliament session.