Senator Nehal Hashmi’s lawyer remarked that “Even Satan was issued a warning first, " comparing him with the Satan in the Supreme Court .
“We are just indicting your client, not sending him to jail,” replied Justice Ijaz-ul-Ahsan.
Proceedings of the Nehal Hashmi contempt of court case were conducted during which the senator was indicted for using threatening languages against members of the JIT, which was held in contempt of court.
Proceedings in the Nehal Hashmi case have been suspended till July 24.
The former senator has been facing a charge of threatening ‘those investigating’ Sharif family’ in a video.
A counsel for Hashmi read out the controversial part of his clients’ speech in the court, at which Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed observed if this was not the part of your address?