PM contempt: Hearing adjourned till tomorrow due to Aitzaz’s illness

Published: March 26, 2012

Aitzaz sick with food poisoning and not capable of travelling, maintains his assistant lawyer. PHOTO: AFP/FILE

ISLAMABAD: Barrister Aitzaz Ahsan, counsel of Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani in the contempt of court case, submitted a sick leave application in the Supreme Court on Monday, reported Express News.

Aitzaz was sick with food poisoning and not capable of travelling, maintained his assistant lawyer.

The court accepted the application and adjourned the hearing of the case till tomorrow.

The Supreme Court had initiated contempt proceedings against Gilani after the government refused to write a letter to Swiss authorities in the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) implementation case.

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Reader Comments (5)

  • Shaheer Malik
    Mar 26, 2012 - 10:22AM

    Mr. Aitzaz how long you will save Mr. PM. This is wealth of Pakistani and now you are equally partner of Mr. Zardari and Gilani.

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  • Billoo Bhaya
    Mar 26, 2012 - 10:30AM

    This has become a farce. Nothing is going to be achieved unless the judges have the guts to send few people to prison and hang a few. Then only we can try to get back on track.

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  • MAD
    Mar 26, 2012 - 10:38AM

    So this is what its come to now. The great Aitzaz Ahsan tells the court he is sick and cant travel to buy time.

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  • syed Imran
    Mar 26, 2012 - 1:34PM

    So now the old tricks will come in play to buy time

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  • Chanakya
    Mar 26, 2012 - 2:21PM

    Biloo Bhaiya, how can the judges send a few do not have the backing of the brass ?

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