ISLAMABAD: On Tuesday, the Islamabad Excessive Courtroom (IHC) issued a discover to Prime Minister Imran Khan in response to a plea filed by PML-N stalwart Khawaja Asif, who questioned the legitimacy of the previous’s testimony in a defamation case.
Chief Justice Athar Minallah presided over a single bench that heard the case.
Following a preliminary listening to, the court docket issued a discover to Prime Minister Imran Khan and ordered a session choose to not proceed with the defamation lawsuit till additional orders got. The case has been postponed till January twelfth.
On December 17, the prime minister used a video hyperlink to document his assertion earlier than Extra District and Periods Choose (ADSJ) Mohammad Adnan within the defamation swimsuit he filed in opposition to Khawaja Asif in 2012 for making expenses relating to irregularities and cash laundering.
In his petition, the PML-N chief stated the ADSJ disadvantaged him of his proper to cross-examination of the PM Imran Khan.
He claimed he made repeated motions to extend the variety of protection witnesses, however the choose refused to think about them and as a substitute proceeded with the case unilaterally.
PM Khan’s assertion was recorded by the ADSJ within the absence of his attorneys, in accordance with Asif.