Contempt Case: SC adjourns hearing against Talal Ch till April 30
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday adjourned the hearing of contempt of court case against Minister of State for Interior Talal Chaudhry till April 30. A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Justice Ijaz Afzal was conducting hearing of the case against the state minister. In today’s proceedings, prosecution witness Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) Director General Haji Adam appeared before the court on which Kamran Murtaza, the counsel of Talal Chaudhry objected saying that the information was not shared regarding the witness. The prosecutor said that the prosecution witness Haji Adam has been an official of the PEMRA and his job is to monitor television channels. The prosecutor said that the witness will present the CDs of the state minister’s speeches. The counsel of Talal Chaudhry appealed the top court to drop charges against his client, saying he didn’t feel good to defend him against contempt charges. Justice Ejaz Afzal reminded Kamran Murtaza that it was part of his duty to conduct defense and he was employed for the purpose. The court then adjourned the hearing till April 30.