IG Islamabad transfer Case: Cant Imagine to commit contempt of court, says information minister

ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said he cannot even imagine committing contempt of court and the government will operate in accordance with the law while the country will be run as per Prime Minister Imran Khans policies.

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Speaking to the media after appearing before the Supreme Court in a suo motu case regarding the transfer of Islamabad Inspector General of Police (IGP) Jan Muhammad, the information minister said, I highly respect the chief justice.

Neither I have ever committed contempt of court nor I can ever imagine of doing so, he added.

Clarifying his statement on the Islamabad IGPs transfer which the top court termed irresponsible and summoned him to explain, Chaudhry said, My statement was regarding the bureaucracy and not the court.

Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, while hearing a suo motu case regarding the transfer of Islamabad Inspector General of Police (IGP) Jan Muhammad, on Wednesday summoned federal ministers Fawad Chaudhry and Azam Swati and grilled them over their recent statements on the transfer.

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