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Pakistan

Web Desk
November 7, 2018

Amir Liaquat indicted in contempt of court case

Pakistan

Web Desk
Wed, Nov 07, 2018

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday indicted  TV anchor and PTI lawmaker Amir Liaquat Hussain in  contempt of court  case.

Hussain pleaded not guilty as charges were read out to him. He was accused of defying Supreme Court orders  March,6, 2017 .

According to Geo TV, the indictment was carried out under article 204 (3) of the constitution.

When   Hussain sought unconditional apology, Justice Ejazul Ahsan said the time for apology has passed.

The anchor then said he leaves  himself on the mercy of the court.

According to court, the anchor committed the contempt of court during a TV show on a private television channel.

The court said Amir Liaquat's behavior was also inappropriate.