SC reserves verdict in Daniyal Aziz contempt case

SC reserves verdict in Daniyal Aziz contempt case

Islamabad (Staff Report): The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday reserved its decision in the contempt case against Federal Privatisation Minister Daniyal Aziz.

A three-member bench of the SC headed by Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed indicted Aziz on March 13 over his 'anti-judiciary' speeches.

Aziz 's counsel informed the court that the media reports of his client's speech are false.

The top court had issued a show-cause notice to Aziz over his “controversial speeches and statements made during television shows”.

On Monday March 5, Aziz had submitted his reply in court, saying that being a parliamentarian he cannot even think of disrespecting state institutions.

Aziz in his reply stated that he believes in the supremacy of the Constitution and respects state institutions, including the judiciary.