contempt of court


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disrespect for the rules of a court of law

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A division bench comprising Justice Muhammad Ali Mazhar and Justice Agha Faisal was hearing the contempt of court plea filed on behalf of the Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) by its Secretary-General Dr Jabbar Khatak.
A two-member bench of the apex court comprising Justice Gulzar Ahmed and Justice Ijaz Ul Ahsan heard the contempt of court appeal.
SC has disposed of contempt of court petitions filed against Sheikh Rashid railway minister, Sheikh Rashid Shafiq MNA, commissioner and deputy commissioner Rawalpindi.
David Thomas Mathews, another lawyer who represented Shafee, today claimed that the method used by the attorney-general to start the contempt of court proceedings was allegedly intended to avoid the matter from being heard by High Court judge Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali.
Earlier, on June 28, the Supreme Court had held the PML-N leader in contempt of court and sentenced him till the rising of the court.
"I am disqualified, anyone who says that I am not should also be held in contempt of court and hence be disqualified," he said.
The indictment came as a two-judge bench comprising Justice Ijazul Ahsan and Justice Umar Atta Bandial heard a contempt of court case against the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNA and rejected his unconditional apology.
The petition states the former interior minister's recent statement on the suspension of former premier Nawaz Sharif's jail sentence falls within the ambit of the contempt of court.
Islamabad -- Supreme Court on Thursday disqualified Pakistan Muslim League-N leader Talal Chaudhry for five years in contempt of court case.
ISLAMABAD -- Contempt of court case verdict against PML-N leader Talal Chaudhry will be announced today (Thursday).
Member of the Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Beltagy speaks during his trial at a court in Cairo, May 18, 2014 - Reuters CAIRO -- 18 February 2018: Several Muslim Brotherhood defendants have received sentences ranging from 24 hours to three years in prison, over charges for contempt of court. Egypt Today gives an overview of the charge.
ISLAMABAD -- The IslamAabad High Court (IHC) on Monday fixed for hearing a petition seeking initiation of contempt of court proceedings against ousted prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president Nawaz Sharif for criticising the judiciary.
Summary: The commission in its decision said that under People's Representative act and article 204 of the constitution, the ECP has powers to take action on contempt of court
Karnan, who was arrested yesterday from Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore will move the Supreme Court on Wednesday seeking his release and cancellation or suspension of the jail sentence in the contempt of court case.
Summary: Islamabad: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain was issued a contempt of court notice ...