After Nehal and Al Farooq, Tallal may face contempt of court charges


Islamabad, Feb. 1 (TNS): After Nehal Hashmi and Sadiq Al Farooq, PML-N leader Tallal Chaudhry could sentence for contempt of court.

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a contempt of court notice to Minister of State for Interior Affairs Tallal Chaudhry.

According to a notification issued by the registrar  of the apex court, Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar issued orders for the contempt of court charges over a notice by the Supreme Court’s registrar.

The registrar gave reference to various speeches made by the state minister in which he insulted the judiciary.

Therefore, the chief justice issued the notice and scheduled the hearing for February 6.

Earlier in the day, the apex court announced its verdict in the contempt case of Senator Nehal Hashmi, sentencing him to one-month imprisonment and Rs50,000 fine.