Naeem Bukhari apologises for remarks on CJP Nisar's photo with air hostesses

PTI leader and the chief justice had earlier exchanged 'interesting' comments over the photo


News Desk April 04, 2018
PTI leader and the chief justice had earlier exchanged 'interesting' comments over the image. PHOTO: TWITTER

Advocate Naeem Bukhari apologised to the chief justice on Wednesday for his remarks regarding the latter’s photograph with air hostesses, Express News reported.

During court proceedings in a case being heard by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) member Bukhari offered a verbal apology to the country’s top judge for expressing his reservation on his photo with Pakistan International Airline (PIA) air hostesses.

Recalling his controversial statements from the past, where he had maintained that a lawyer never loses a case but it is the petitioner who loses it, Bukhari said these comments became a topic of media debate last year.


Naeem Bukhari expresses reservations on CJP photo with PIA air hostesses


The image in question was taken during a Karachi-Islamabad flight where Pakistan International Airline (PIA) air hostesses approached the CJP for a photo. Justice Nisar complied with the request. It has since gone viral on the social media.

On Tuesday, while responding to the advocate's objection on the photo, Justice Nisar had inquired in a joyful manner why Bukhari was ‘jealous’.

“You are encroaching on our rights,” the lawyer had replied. Referring to the air hostesses as 'daughters', the chief justice had remarked that "sometimes you cannot say no to daughters."

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COMMENTS (2)

Not a Judge | 3 years ago | Reply This one small indescrition amply describes the wakeel community and politicians. Mr Naeem didn't apologise because he meant,, he apologised because he foolishly the thought that might affect the case. Pathetic.
MJ-Sid | 3 years ago | Reply Ever since Tahira left Naeem, he has been very bitter and Sarcastic. I believe he still has not gotten over her.
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