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Contempt Case: SC Decides To Indict Nehal Hashmi

Islamabad (March 12, 2018): The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday decided to indict Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Nehal Hashmi for contempt on March 26. 

This would be the second time he would be indicted under contempt of court notice. For first time, he was strip of his senator ship and disqualified for five years and also imprisoned for one month on February 1.

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Taking up its second contempt notice against Hashmi today, the apex court dismissed his response as unsatisfactory and decided to indict him.

Talking to the media outside the apex court, Hashmi claimed he never uttered any words against the judges and judiciary.

“That clip showed the language of inmates,” he said, referring to his controversial speech after his release from jail last month.

The disqualified senator asserted that it is his legal and constitutional right that his apology be accepted, adding that he should not be victimised politically.

“I hope the court will think about my apology,” he said further.

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