Contempt petition: LHC seeks reply from NA speaker

He had requested the court to initiate contempt proceedings against Sadiq.


Our Correspondent May 18, 2015

LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) sought a reply from National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq on Monday on a petition seeking contempt of court proceedings against him. Iqtidar Shah had filed the petition, stating that the LHC had sent a petition about Article 248, 45 and 263 of the Constitution to the speaker, who had not given a ruling on it. He had requested the court to initiate contempt proceedings against Sadiq. The petitioner had claimed that the articles were against the injunctions of Islam.

Published in The Express Tribune, May 19th, 2015. 

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