Pak SC discharges contempt of court case against Imran Khan

Islamabad, Aug. 28 (ANI): Pakistan Supreme Court has dropped contempt charges against head of Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf Imran Khan.

The apex court accepted Khan's explanation that he never intended to bring senior judges into disrepute.

According to Dawn News, Khan had criticised the judiciary and election commission for inaction over alleged rigged at elections in May, when he won a political breakthrough.

But Khan, summoned for a second time before the Supreme Court, said he never criticised the senior judiciary and that undermining the supremacy of the judiciary was akin to undermining democracy, the repor tsaid.

Moreover, Attorney General of Pakistan informed the bench during the hearing that the statements given by Khan did not insubordinate the judiciary.

The court dropped the case.(ANI)


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