ISLAMABAD: Leader Justice Athar Minallah of the Islamabad Prime Courtroom (IHC) Wednesday disposed of a petition contempt of courtroom petition filed in opposition to the arrest of anchorperson Imran Riaz Khan with a course to method the Lahore Prime Courtroom (LHC).
The IHC CJ took up lately the plea filed through anchorperson Imran Riaz Khan in opposition to his arrest.
The journalist’s legal professional had approached the courtroom overdue at night time on Tuesday after he used to be taken into custody through Punjab Police from Attock when he used to be going to Islamabad for an extension in bail.
The IHC had barred the police from arresting Imran Riaz Khan beneath the jurisdiction of the courtroom. Various circumstances are filed in opposition to the anchorperson throughout Punjab.
On the outset of the listening to, Imran Riaz’s recommend knowledgeable the courtroom that his consumer knowledgeable him final night time that he’s at Islamabad Toll Plaza.
“The police have submitted a document within the LHC that 17 circumstances are filed in opposition to Imran Riaz however the FIR registered through which he used to be arrested used to be now not shared with the courtroom.”
We now have filed a contempt courtroom in LHC as smartly, he stated.
At this, CJ Athar Minallah stated that they gained a document final night time concerning the arrest of Imran Riaz.
“Each courtroom has its personal jurisdiction. The LHC can glance into this subject because the arrest used to be made in Attock which is outdoor the courtroom’s jurisdiction.”
The recommend maintained that the police motion has violated the IHC’s order to which the CJ spoke back, “Punjab Police has arrested Imran Riaz, now not Islamabad’s.”
CJ Athar Minallah remarked that the courtroom isn’t giving any statement at the subject.
“Come to courtroom if the LHC problems the order that the arrest used to be constituted of Islamabad.”
“It’s for your pastime to method the LHC,” the CJ directed and disposed of the petition.
The legal professional thanked the manager justice for opening the courtroom at night time.
“We’re in a position to listen to any petitioner at any time,” CJ Athar Minallah responded.