ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) on Monday decided to indict Nehal Hashmi on March 26 for delivering a hate speech against Apex court judges, Newsone reported.
On Wednesday, the court has sought a written reply by Nehal Hashmi by March 12th, 2018.
A chief justice-led three-member bench hearing the contempt case today, dismissed his response as unsatisfactory and decided to indict him.
SC had issued fresh Contempt of Court notice to Pakistan Muslim League(Nawaz) stalwart Nehal Hashmi on March 7 over his alleged fresh outburst against the honorable apex’s court judges outside the ‘ Adiala Jail’, after he was released on February 28th after serving one month imprisonment in Contempt case.
During the hearing Nehal told Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar that “I am very hyper, usually do acting while observing the sentiments of the people around” adding that his children would not have food to eat if he is again convicted.
He requested the court not to cancel his ‘legal practice license’ as his children would starve to death.
Nehal Hashmi was sentenced to one month imprisonment on contempt case as the former threatened the apex court judges who formed Joint investigation Team against the former premier Nawaz Sharif to investigate the offshore companies in Panama Papers Case.
Hashmi threatened the honorable judges to face repercussions if they don’t relinquish the case against Nawaz.