Petition towards minister filed for ‘scandalising judiciary’

LAHORE: A lawyer on Saturday has filed a contempt petition towards inside minister Rana Sanaullah Khan earlier than the Lahore Excessive Courtroom for, allegedly scandalizing the judges and the judiciary.

The petitioner Shahid Rana submitted in his petition that the inside minister at a latest press convention performed an alleged leaked audio of a telephonic dialog between former chief minister Chaudhry Pervez Elahi and Supreme Courtroom Bar Affiliation president Abid Zuberi.

He contended that the dialog was a private affair between a lawyer and his consumer (Elahi), which was recorded and leaked by breaching the legislation of privateness.

The lawyer argued that the minister tried to scandalize the judiciary by enjoying the purported audio of a dialog of a lawyer along with his consumer discussing on a case pending earlier than a courtroom.

The petitioner prayed to the courtroom to punish the respondent minister beneath the legislation of contempt of courtroom.

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