Dr Amir Liaqat Hussain contempt of Court case: SC announced verdict

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Dr Amir Liaqat Hussain contempt of Court case: SC announced verdict

ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court on Thursday has announced verdict in a contempt of court case against Dr Amir Liaqat Hussain.

SC has accepted the unconditional apology tendered by Dr. Aamir Liaquat Hussain, the renowned media personality and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) lawmaker, in a contempt of court case.

A three-member bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, was hearing a case initiated against him for violating earlier court orders directing him not to use hate speech or derogatory language against individuals, including media persons.

On Nov 7, the PTI leader was inducted in a case of contempt of Court by the supreme court.

During the hearing of the case, the renowned media personality had tendered an unconditional apology before the apex court, however, justice Aijazul Ahsan remarked that the time for the apology had already lapsed.

Though Liaquat pleaded not guilty to the charge, the apex court indicted him under Article 204(3) of the constitution.