Contempt of court: Show-cause notice issued to Firdous Ashiq Awan

Shahbaz Ahmed Reporter

30th Oct, 2019. 04:33 pm

A show cause notice has been issued to Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan for contempt of court.

According to details, Islamabad High Court issued the notice over holding anti-judiciary press conference and directed her to appear in the court on November 1.

“The contents of your press conference about the courts were unwarranted being a Special Assistant to the Prime Minister, more particularly the Spokesperson of the Federal Government,” the notice stated.

Special Assistant, while holding a press conference following the bail, said the government would want to see such speedy trials for all the under-trial prisoners and in all cases. “We hope this new trend will be applicable to all cases,”.

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