IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah mentioned the plea pertained to defamation proceedings towards the PTI leaders however the petitioners – grandchildren and daughter-in-law of Shamim – weren’t the affected get together within the case.
The decide mentioned Rana Shamim himself didn’t turn into get together to the mentioned petition. The IHC CJ mentioned as per the petitioners’ lawyer, Ahmed Hassan Rana – additionally Rana Shamim’s son, they didn’t ask Shamim earlier than submitting the plea.
Earlier this week, the plea filed by the household of the ex-judge sought disqualification of Senator Faisal Vawda and Fawad Chaudhry, State Data Minister Farrukh Habib and PTI chief Sadaqat Abbasi as members of parliament.
The petitioners had requested the courtroom to concern a restraining order to stop media from conducting a “character assassination” of Shamim till the decision in contempt of courtroom case.
The petitioner has made the Ministry of Legislation, Pakistan Digital Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) chairman, Vawda, Fawad, Abbasi, Habib, former legal professional basic Anwar Mansoor Khan, information anchorpersons Kashif Abbasi, Waseem Badami, managing director of an area channel, Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) Supreme Court docket of Enchantment Registrar, Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto College of Legislation registrar, and Punjab advocate basic a celebration to the case.
Based on the petition, Vawda made baseless allegations and used insulting language in a personal TV channel’s programme on November 15, 2021. It had said that Vawda, Chaudhry, Sadaqat Abbasi, and Habib made allegations towards Shamim on numerous TV exhibits. It had additionally sought punishment for the mentioned anchorpersons for violating PEMRA’s code of conduct.