ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Nehal Hashmi after spitting venom against Supreme Court Judges is now begging Supreme Court for forgiveness in acontempt of court case against him.
As the hearing went under way today, where Hashmi's indictment was expected, thethree-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar played the video clip of the PML-N leader's latest controversial remarks against the judiciary.
In response to Hashmi's plea for forgiveness, the chief justice remarked, "how can you appeal for leniency," adding that if he [chief justice] was in Hashmi's place, he would have drowned in shame.
The court then summoned bar representatives to give their input, to which lawyers' leader Rasheed A Rizvi said the legal fraternityis ashamed.
The hearing was then adjourned until tomorrow.