Contempt Election Commission case, Imran Khan and Fawad Chaudhry’s indictment case postponed

The hearing of the indictment against PTI chief and former federal minister has been adjourned till December 27

The indictment proceedings against Imran Khan and Fawad Chaudhry in the contempt Election Commission have been postponed till December 27.

 Nisar Durrani heard the contempt Election Commission case; Election Commission members Shah Mehmood Jatoi, Babar Hassan Bharwana, and Justice Retired Ikramullah were also present in the court. It was done, and our documents were not allowed in; without the documents, I cannot tell what the charges are against me.

It has been reported that during the hearing, Fawad Chaudhry also filed a request for an open trial in the jail. Fawad Chaudhry requested an open trial through lawyer Faisal Chaudhry. 

Covering the jail trial should be allowed; the jail hearing should be open for transparency; Fawad Chaudhry is not allowed to meet his family and lawyers, and the trial without local and international media is objectionable; that is why the order for open trial is in the petition. It has also been requested.

On the other hand, the Lahore High Court rejected the plea to stay the jail trial of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan in the contempt of Election Commission case. A 3-member bench headed by Alia Neelum heard the petition, the court rejected the urgent request to stop the jail trial, and the Lahore High Court issued notices to the Election Commission and others and sought their response.

It has been reported that during the hearing, the lawyer of the Election Commission informed the full bench about the notification of the jail trial of the Home Department and said that the notification of the jail trial in contempt of the Election Commission was issued by the Home Department on December 8, on this occasion. The court said that ‘Adiala Jail is in Rawalpindi, the jurisdiction of this court is Islamabad and Rawalpindi.’ Gone.

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