Former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan, who is facing contempt of court proceedings in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) for making threatening remarks against a female judge at the party’s rally in F-9 Park of Islamabad, will be indicted in the case today, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Thursday.
A larger bench of the IHC, headed by Chief Justice (CJ) Justice Athar Minallah, will hear the case at 2:30 PM in the afternoon.
Other judges on the bench are Justice Muhsin Akhtar Kiani, Justice Mian Gul Hassan Aurangzeb, Justice Tariq Mehmood Jahangiri and Justice Babar Sattar.
PTI chairman will appear before the bench in person.
On the last hearing, the IHC had rejected Imran’s written reply in the case because he did not offer an unconditional apology to the court and said that he regretted his remarks; following which the court decided to indict him.
Strict security measures have already been put in place in and around the IHC in view of former prime minister’s hearing.
Passes will be issued to a limited number of people for entry in the courtroom.
Reporter: Ehtesham Kiyani