IHC reserves verdict on plea seeking treason case against Nawaz Sharif

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IHC reserves verdict on plea seeking treason case against Nawaz Sharif
IHC reserves verdict on plea seeking treason case against Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court on Tuesday reserved verdict on a petition seeking action against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s controversial statement about Mumbai Attacks.
The counsel of petitioners’ Babar Awan asserted that Nawaz Sharif committed treason against his oath with his controversial statement. “This is the matter of violating the law”, he added.
“Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) should be given orders to take action against Nawaz Sharif and a ban on broadcast of his speeches should also be imposed”, petition demanded.
Babar Awan Advocate quoted the example of Lahore High Court orders to bar the speeches of the founder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) as reference.
Director General Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), Chairman Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) and Chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) have been made party in the petition.

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