CJ asked that do political leaders deliver such speeches.
Will everything be put at stake just for ‘Game of Thrones’? IHC asks Imran. The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Chief Justice Athar Minallah on Monday asked Imran Khan that whether he will everything at stake just for the sake of a ‘Game of Thrones’?
During the hearing, the IHC CJ asked Imran Khan’s lawyer whether he heard the PTI chairman’s speech in Faisalabad a day earlier.
CJ further asked that do political leaders deliver such speeches. He added that said that the armed forces lay their lives for the nation.
“Hold yourself accountable for your actions. You [Khan] want to issue statements as per your wishes and don’t want the regulator to do its job?”
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“Do you want to hurt the morale of the army by giving anti-army statements? He told Khan’s lawyer that when a statement is issued in public, it has its own impact.
Later, while wrapping up Imran Khan’s petition, IHC asked PEMRA to regulate the speeches of Khan in light of the rulings of the Supreme Court.
While the ruling coalition on Monday called out PTI Chairman Imran Khan spreading hatred against the Pakistan Army and its leadership which, in turn, was making the matter of the army chief’s appointment controversial.
The coalition’s response came after Khan, during his Faisalabad rally on Sunday, had accused the government of deliberately delaying the elections as they wanted to “appoint an army chief of their own choice.”
In a joint statement, the ruling coalition condemned Khan’s public meeting for “spreading hatred against the Pakistan Army and its leadership” and making “sensitive professional matters” controversial.