ISLAMABAD: The contempt of court amendment bill passed by the National Assembly late on Monday is against the Holy Quran, Sunnat, justice and the country’s Constitution, remarked Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Tuesday.
Addressing a press conference in Islamabad, Khan said that through the bill, the incumbent government are being given a license to loot. The government is itself corrupt and is now involving the bureaucrats as well, he warned.
Khan further said that the bill is not only against the Constitution but also against the supremacy of law, and the judiciary’s independence is being eliminated with it.
He added that the PTI is holding talks to challenge the bill in Supreme Court.
The bill still has to clear the Senate, signed by the president – which will probably be done before July 12, when the court takes up the Swiss letter matter.
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