The particular courtroom is listening to the cipher case towards the PTI leaders who face prices of leaking state secrets and techniques underneath the Official Secrets and techniques Act and different legal guidelines.
It has been holding hearings contained in the Adiala jail. On Saturday, when Choose Hasnat opened the listening to, he discovered defence legal professionals absent from the courtroom.
The choose expressed his displeasure over the absence of legal professionals and issued a warning — a 3rd within the case to date. In the meantime, Shah Mahmood Qureshi snatched a file from the state defence counsel and threw it on the wall.
Qureshi additionally tried to interact the choose in an altercation. Choose Hasnat warned Qureshi for his conduct. This was when Imran Khan additionally used robust phrases for the choose.
The legal professionals for Khan and Qureshi have been absent from the courtroom for the previous a number of hearings, prompting Choose Hasnat to put in writing to the Excessive Courtroom, which has offered state counsel to each accused.