Anti-judiciary remarks: SC orders to arrest Raza Abidi, present him on May 3

18 Apr, 2018 12:13 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday ordered to arrest former senator and Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) leader Syed Faisal Raza Abidi and present him in the court on May 3.

A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar conducted hearing of suo motu case pertaining to anti-judiciary remarks by the former senator.

During the proceedings, PPP leader Faisal Raza Abidi didn’t appear before the court.

The CJP asked about the whereabouts of the former senator who used derogatory language against the judiciary.

Justice Saqib Nisar asked if the channel didn’t watch the program before airing, adding that they seek forgiveness after airing the program.

He said that no one would be pardoned.

The court while issuing notices to Abidi and private TV channel and ordered police to arrest him and present him before the court on May 3.





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