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Imran Khan refuses to apologise in contempt of court case

Updated Aug 04, 2013 09:55pm


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The Supreme Court, in the notice issued to the  PTI chief,  said that Khan apparently had tried to incite hatred against the apex court in one of his media statements. -File Photo
The Supreme Court, in the notice issued to the PTI chief, said that Khan apparently had tried to incite hatred against the apex court in one of his media statements. -File Photo
US Secretary of State John Kerry meets with  PTI chairman Imran Khan in Islamabad. -AFP Photo
US Secretary of State John Kerry meets with PTI chairman Imran Khan in Islamabad. -AFP Photo

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan has refused to tender an apology in the contempt of court case, DawnNews reported.

“I am ready to go to the jail but I will not apologise,” khan said.

Khan has said that he will not back down from his stance till his last breath and will not apologise even if he is declared ‘ineligible’ and sent to jail.

He said that the Supreme Court made a big mistake by taking notice of ‘contempt of court’.

“If the need arises, I will take up Aitzaz Ahsan’s offer,” he commented.

He further said that Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry had become controversial after the Arsalan Ifitikhar case.

The Supreme Court, in the notice issued to the Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) chief, has said that Khan apparently had tried to incite hatred against the apex court in one of his interactions with the media.

A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court, headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, will hear the case on Friday.

Khan meets Kerry

Meanwhile, US Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday met with Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan during which the latter raised the issue of drone attacks.

In a statement a PTI spokesman said Imran Khan told John Kerry that the drone strikes are not only a violation of the country's sovereignty and international law but also are counter-productive.

The PTI chief also urged the United States to take all stakeholders including Pakistan into confidence on the issue of withdrawing from Afghanistan.

In this connection Imran Khan said the United States should halt hostilities in that country.

During the meeting, the PTI chief also spoke with US Secretary of State about the situation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the difficulties being faced by the provincial government.

Khan has been a vocal critic of US drone policy in Pakistan and has repeatedly demanded an end to drone strikes.

In a television interview later, Kerry said of the drone strikes: “I think the program will end as we have eliminated most of the threat and continue to eliminate it.”

“I think the president has a very real timeline and we hope it's going to be very, very soon,” he told Pakistan Television, when asked whether the US had a timeline for ending drone strikes, aimed at militants in Pakistan.

US drone missiles have targeted areas near the Afghan border including North Waziristan, the main stronghold for various militant groups aligned with al Qaeda and the Taliban, since 2004.

Pakistanis have been angered by reports of civilian casualties and what they see as an abuse of their sovereignty.


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tariq Aug 01, 2013 10:12pm

Mr. Iftikhar Chaudhry is getting too big for his shoes. He is hurting nascent democracy and is undermining institutions as well as free speech. he deems himself honest and believes that it gives him right to look down upon everyone else. it is better for nation if he goes home. I am not sure if he is posturing for after retirement.

ali Aug 01, 2013 10:20pm

The SC had taken good decisions in the past but has ignited hatred against itself by the actions it has taken in the recent past. IK is not igniting anything he is speaking the truth and most of the people agree with him and also with Aitzaz Ahsan.The SC started loosing credibility after the Arsalan case.

Hiba Aug 01, 2013 10:24pm

I don't get this contempt law to begin with, at least not the way it is practiced in Pakistan. Why is it a crime to comment on the proceedings or the conduct of the justices ? It doesn't make any sense. It's not like anyone is commenting on the justices's personal lives. The Justices are conducting public business and the folks have a right to comment on it. Commenting to the merits of the actual comment, what he said was spot on. If a man hole cover goes missing the CJ issues a suo moto but was mum about the facade that was the election.

Aftab Aug 01, 2013 10:27pm

We are with you kaptaan.

Syed Hasan Aug 01, 2013 10:29pm

Drone is the only instance in which Imran Khan is totally wrong. What should US do if Pakistan itself cannot control North Waziristan and allow it a terrorist heaven from which they operate with impunity and attack not only Afghanistan but Pakistani targets. Imran Khan lives in Fools Paradise and thinks that US will not retaliate against these murderes and thugs.

mohammed Aug 01, 2013 10:38pm

Keep it up Imran. I agree with you that this Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry had become controversial after the Arsalan Ifitikhar case and he should apologies from the nation. Imran all honest person will stand with you and may Allah be kind on you.

Shahpur Aug 01, 2013 10:39pm

I hope some one stand up to this Kangroo court Aug 01, 2013 10:45pm

well don IK.Thats why we love u never give up

Larkanavi Aug 01, 2013 10:45pm

The current chief justice has no doubt done some good work. However, he must be careful in not creating the perception of undue interference in country's politics. Too many contempt of court notices do not serve their intended purpose and are counter productive. Respect is earned through good work and not through contempt of court notices. The current judges of the apex court should ask themselves the question as to why Imran Khan, a staunch supporter of judiciary, not happy with the current happenings. Let politics run its course and honourable judges should be able to listen to constructive criticisms. It happens all over the world.

Gul Khan Aug 01, 2013 10:46pm

it is a shame that some one in high judiciary wants to bring AK down. it was a big mistake that politicians supported CJ when he was in trouble . it is high time for CJ to go for the good of the country after showing his tru colours

atiqullah Aug 01, 2013 10:49pm

weldone leader

mahwish Aug 01, 2013 10:50pm

He is right chief justice has become cintrivercial after his sons case. I dun think imran shall apikogise.

Dr. Imran. Aug 01, 2013 10:50pm

Imran is absolutely correct. It's high time that some one should stand up against the corrupt and biased electoral system.

mahwish Aug 01, 2013 10:53pm

He is our leader nw

zia khan Aug 01, 2013 10:56pm

Imran is definitely playing on the wrong wicket. If he takes up Aitzaz Ahsan's offer then he is simply playing in the hands of PPP. There is no point in being just stubborn. He must prove that whatever he said was right and support it by facts. If he cannot then he must apologize as a man and no sky will fall. His statement against Supreme Court decision reflect immaturity. Instead of wasting time on such matters he should pay attention to KPK problems. All those individuals who were part of the movement for restoration of judiciary have become a liability and made the habit of taking Chief justice for granted. They want decisions of their liking. Life would have been much easier for CJ if he had cooperated with Musharraf. I have started to believe that politicians like Imran were not there for restoration of judiciary but for their own promotion.

rayees ahmad Aug 01, 2013 10:56pm

the people of pakistan are very unlucky that they are not having the prime minister in the face of imran khan, he is honest as well as brave.

Asif Aug 01, 2013 10:56pm

Well said Imram Khan, CJP should of shame himself, and he should bring his own son to the task and have him punished.

eddie Aug 01, 2013 10:58pm

The real Babbar Shair, up for the fight for justice.

Abdullah Aug 01, 2013 11:00pm

Imran Khan Zindabad, the picture speaks a thousand words, You are the original Pakistani. The rest are neither here or there., all having been blown by the wind. Your statements are so correct. You have exposed the President, Prime Minister and the Chief Justice. Now the only one left is the one you are trying to have a closed door meeting with on the security of the country. PS. Editors I never see any of my posts. Why is that.

HABIB UR RAHMAN Aug 01, 2013 11:08pm

Imran keep it up. You are our hope. Dont let the nation down

baAdab Aug 01, 2013 11:12pm

Khan is Right.... CJ should step down after his son case. I would say the current judicial system is corrupt as well, Pakistan constitution must me restored to 14 Aug 1947, and this country should adopt the path of Qaid Azam Mohaad Ali Jinah. it should be free from Mullah.

Zahid Abbas Aug 01, 2013 11:12pm

I couldn't agree more with the stance taken by Mr. Khan. This court is neither just nor fair. Right from they day of their new roles as so called "independent Judiciary" they have gone rouge. Please tell me one thing this court has done that have changed the situation in Pakistan? Same elite are ruling, common man is suffering, justice is still not available and if it is available, it is only to those who can efford it. This is big miscalculation on the part of Mr. Chaudhry and the one which is going to have severe outcome for the court. Mr. Chaudhry is loosing his credibility with every day passing.

Amjad Wyne Aug 01, 2013 11:17pm

I thought Nawaz Sharif would talk about drone strikes - Isn't he the prime minister?

Faisal Ashfaq Aug 01, 2013 11:21pm

The CJ have not given a single straight forward decision till date all he has ever done since his restoration is to accept apologies ....

The Judiciary has done more damage to this country then the TTP.

Rashid Aug 01, 2013 11:29pm

if you ont want to respect Supreme Court how you respect the people of Pakistan how you can solve the problem of Pakistan
Aitzaz Ahsan will be your prosecutor shame on you PPP will Prosecute HAHAHAHHAHAHHA

jsarwar Aug 01, 2013 11:28pm

Imran was the best candidate to hold office of PM for the sake integrity of Pakistan,

Saad Aug 01, 2013 11:33pm

Bravo, my dear Leader Imran Khan, no need to apologise when there is nothing done wrong, we are with you... stay on your stance we know you are right.

Syed Nazim Aug 01, 2013 11:38pm

A leader should be like Imran Khan.

Khalid Aug 01, 2013 11:42pm

This is how a leader should behave. Well done Captain. We are all with you.

Zack Khan Aug 01, 2013 11:54pm

Bravo Imran Khan, you acted like a patriotic rather than a politician I wish other politicians had backbone like you.

AbbasToronto Aug 02, 2013 12:35am

Har kamale ra zawale.

The IMC decade lasted only 2 years. It is downhill all the way from now.

In 2 years we will reflect back and ask - Iftikhar Chaudhry who?

Yusuf Aug 02, 2013 12:39am

Another example of bad reporting: "The Supreme Court, in the notice issued to the Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf (PTI) chief, has said that Khan apparently had tried to incite hatred against the apex court in one of his interactions with the media."

Which interaction with the media was it that the apex court had taken this action against. Stories like this only serve to show that Dawn reporting lack depth and clarity -- 'chaloo' work at best.


M aslam Aug 02, 2013 12:47am

Khan Sahib You accepted offer of Aitzaz Hussain. We know it before hand that most of your chamak is comming from Mr. Zardari. We also know that your mission is to disintegrate Pakistan and make it like Egypt.

TKhan Aug 02, 2013 01:09am

I seriously believe that Imran Khan still has concussion and after effect of his fall. Why is he taking the PUNGA with the Judiciary? And if he has a concern, he should act in the civilized and dignified manner and fight it in the courts instead of through media. He is turning out to be same washed up politician who likes to issue off the cuff statements. I guess he has 4 more years till the next elections, and then he will start talking sense again. I hope so!

Malik Aug 02, 2013 01:10am

Khan has a principaled stand in this matter. The Supreme Court is only determined to exercise one kind of jurisdiction i.e. suo moto, and ignoring its appellate jursdiction altogether. Supreme Court's job is not to legislate but to interpret the laws according to what the legislature had enacted. In many countries, the judges of the supreme court does not even read the daily newspapers, does not join any country club, or associate themselves with any social meetings. Here, it seems our learned judges read all kinds of papers, and watches the news headline. They made clearly a controvertial decision by interfering in purely and administrative matters of election commission where the CEC also resigned. It is good and high time Chief Justice should resign from this post. The Supreme Court has embroiled the country in very difficult positions and stands. Imran is right again. Anyone should be free to criticize a court decision. A genuine criticism is not "spreading hate".

Ejazzz Aug 02, 2013 01:54am

No one is above law, as everyone says about rule of law so everyone is going to be treated equally and before law everyone is equal, if he has committed such act he must be punished like Gallani.

Abdullah K.Niazi Aug 02, 2013 02:09am

Good for him. Court has been proactive against everyone except Nawaz Sharif. Arsalan Iftikhar 's corrupt business deals with Riaz Malick has tarnished CJ's image.

Ahmad Abdullah Aug 02, 2013 02:12am

"... we hope it's going to be very, very soon,

Zeekay1 Aug 02, 2013 02:16am

I am an admirer of Khan's political maturity and love for true wisdom with a blend of firm faith in his resolves. He is pack of inspiration. However, the selective justice by Chaudry of Justice is going to be exposed by this recent move.

The entire judicial verdicts, prima facie, supported none other But Mr Sharif, the noble businessman. It is time to see the real face of so-called independent judiciary that never spoke a word further about its acceptable decisions on Younus Habib issue, Hudaiba paper mills, Qarz Utaroo and and and many many other things of their business. Time for the biased judiciary to be exposed as it was doomed to.

You know there was a time when I was a lover of Chaudhry Iftikhar and equated him with IK as bright hope to save the country. But recently the light on the character and selective whims of Justice has revealed that it was Noora Justice to Nawaz only a handful of PMLN Folks of bigwigs.

Khan, Go and blow this hollow judiciary in pieces we are ready for Tehreer and Tehreer Squire.

khurram from Canada Aug 02, 2013 02:45am

I guess CJP is more interested in showing he is SUPREME than exercising the supreme court's supremenes. This is so partial and so skewed!

azmat khanI Aug 02, 2013 02:46am

Buck up IK

Suhail Aug 02, 2013 03:00am

It's not so difficult for an ordinary people to see what our judiciary is doing now a days. It's an irony to see how SC and judiciary is planning to punish those who fought for it's restoration when it was sacked by Gen Musharaf. Now SC from whom people had high hopes that it will serve justice by investigating the irregularities in the May 11 elections, is planning to punish IK who is trying to unite this country and demanding same level playing field for everyone. Imran's demands are aboslutely fair. By punishing Imran, judiciary honour will not be restored however, it's credibilty will further go up on the stake. Contempt of court should not used to silence people and curtail the freedom of expression.

sb Aug 02, 2013 03:05am

The half baked election success has gone into Imran's head, he is behaving as a spoilt 3years old. Such people should not be in politics, they should be somewhere in a camp.

Azhar Ahmed Aug 02, 2013 03:08am

Mr Iftikhar Chaudhry you realize that you are going to have another tahrir square if you jail our beloved leader......What contempt of court ??? , in any civilized society anybody can criticize anything , even inn Hyde park London you can criticize the Queen. Mr Choudhry you have let the country down , now its time for you to resign.

Ahmer Aug 02, 2013 03:12am

I salute you Imran for your courage. Keep it up.

Azam Aug 02, 2013 03:13am

As an overseas Patriotic Pakistani I stand with Imran Khan. Supreme court should apologize on this irresponsible act of issuing contempt of court notice to our Leader as Imran Khan is 100% right on his stance.

Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry had become controversial after the Arsalan Ifitikhar case.

Khalid Khan Aug 02, 2013 03:25am

Dear Sir I would like to start this comment by thanking you for all your services in reviving and creating the awareness among the masses in Pakistan of the importance of an Independent Judiciary. The lawyers movement and media support has ensured that Judiciary will have eternal support in times of crisis. However, I believe that lately a biased approach towards certain areas like the Presidential election date change, too much focus on Musharraf Aug 02, 2013 04:44am

Imran will surely show eyes on chief justice, and he needs to, imran needs to thrush this venal system where no department has been left,, no to eyes down by ik will give peoples hope to change the system,, here he should follow the footsteps of great zulfiqar bhutto...

noman Aug 02, 2013 04:53am

simple formula to be in news

Rashid Aug 02, 2013 04:57am

*This is true test of a leader; how to handle a awkward situation which is created by himself. what happened tomorrow or in coming days? there can be multiple possibilities and assumptions. One of the assumption is that IK can become guilty which is likelihood as whichever is the court & rule he will be victim. In the court there will be legal battle instead of emotional /provoking arguments. As a result his party will launch a protest that will be also required party resources/ attention especially much support/ time from KPK which results in bad governance in the province. And it will badly hurt his position, to change in the system .Moreover, he can lose municipal elections in KPK and Punjab especially in Kci. One can assume that the court has been overthrown as a result of protest that may took six months or so. CJ , symbol of current judiciary, is going to retire in Dec(if I am right) and chief election commissioner has already resigned(now it is time to reorganize EC) .Then there will be no fuel for protest and the movement came to an hopeless end. And his rivals will enjoy this. And IK will not take part in next election.(for PTI leadership matters a lot) Here are some suggestions :- 1. PTI has appoint some spokesman that they may use popular political statements. It is not necessary for leader to respond immediately 2. Leadership can respond and deliver its written precise statement in accordance with party's policy. As this is action time.(people are waiting for a miracle from PTI). 3. PTI is in position in KPK his spokesmen and representative should be careful as party may face difficult position to prove it.(otherwise it will be conventional way just to make a statement) In public, leadership always accompanies a trained spokesman to make a good justified statement as situation.****** **In past there can be find many examples for such situations(no need to repeat). Any situation can be but media trial of the Leader its party continues which may reveal some bitter truths. And it can damage its cause/ support and fame. Aug 02, 2013 05:18am

I am big fan of imran khan, we met few years back, but now he is hope of pakistan Aug 02, 2013 05:20am

He is a gem being born in pakistan, if he would have been indian, he would have been ruling there without a rival, but pakistanis are unlucky as they wastify him Aug 02, 2013 05:24am

He is true avenger of pakistan, as journalist i love him and i love his body as well, Aug 02, 2013 05:25am

I think he is judicial head of pakistan, becoz he is true gem stone in world Aug 02, 2013 05:33am

Man on mission knows cult of politics deeply,mandela, gandhi,bhutto, how could he be left out its time for imran and imranism ,political prisoners rule the nations, so imran on right path

Faiz Khalil Aug 02, 2013 05:59am

I don't think the court would ask for Imran Khan appology. Many people will be surperized if that happens. Just like beofre the last general elections, some powers are still seriously attempting how to stop Imran Khan from the slogan of "New Pakistan".. Aug 02, 2013 06:04am

What is wrong with judiciary. Are they judicial dictators.

I am here to express what seems illogical to me, one who fights for civil rights, democracy,peace,patriotism,religion, and nationalism is issued notice of disobiedence.

One who fights against democracy,religion ,peace,nationalism, patriotism is left as a sole lion in jungle,

lion should be caged otherwise jungle will become empty.

Lion will die eventualy so will be his associates,

i thnk its clear Aug 02, 2013 06:16am

Pak will surely fall in category called fourth world,and sole member in club,if imran is put out of politics of pakistan, save this jewel or go to stone age.

With held Aug 02, 2013 06:17am

This chief justice is very controversial he should be removed Aug 02, 2013 06:27am

Pak without imran is just like doctor without apron. We have got just one true leader this time , we had many before him whose lies get sublime.

And if he is rejected whole nation will be dejected. Justice we seek from justice the weak. Nations prevail when oppressors peril.

Imran should fight for nation the lame, justice he vows but the justice is shame.

Justice we seek from the justice so weak,

babar Aug 02, 2013 07:09am

He has been convicted before for adultery in US. This time he should be convicted for hundred lashes in his back so he can respect court in future. Rule of law is required by everyone no one is an exception.

M, Sa Aug 02, 2013 07:54am

The problem with Khan is that airy castles he built becoming PM of this country badley shattered. Now he is engaged in blame game rather focusing on national issues. Being hot headed and immature person he often utters improper words for institutions and political personalities. Let Supreme court should deal him with iron hand.

Dilwer Aug 02, 2013 08:00am

CJ should resign as he has no moral authority to remain in his current position. His son has made millions so he should go.

sja Aug 02, 2013 08:28am

"""Imran Khan refuses to apologise in contempt of court case"""" but as an immature politician, he will be escorted to a US diplomat house to have audience with JOHN KERRY. Just yesterday what he said, and just what he did today, the photo of this story tells the TRUE FACE STORY OF THE TSUNAMISTS IMRAN KHAN LIKE THE ALICE IN WONDERLAND looking for goodies, from Kerry, when in England, from the crown prince of England, and when in Pakistan keep shouting about DEMOCRACY ------ the LONE BIG CAT loose in the poltiical arena, the Lion has become the PM and now the TSUNAMIST is like the wolf saying and shouting LOUD THE GRAPES ARE SOUR.

mohammed Aug 02, 2013 09:02am

Keep it up Imran Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry had become controversial after the Arsalan Ifitikhar case.. He need some to stand up tell enough is enough..

Raziq Aleem Aug 02, 2013 09:06am

Khan need not incite people against the Judiciary. The actions of judiciary are judged by the public. The election rigging highlighted by the Media, seen by the public & totally ignored by the Judiciary is yet not forgotten. Seems, Judiciary is politicised. How can the public forget the Tele-conversation of Hon'able justice Qayyum, aired by PPP during Election campaign?? Judges are no sacred cows.

Syed Husain Aug 02, 2013 09:15am

If you have spoken the truth, nothing but the truth, then there is no reason to apologize to anyone.

Nauman khan Aug 02, 2013 09:44am

Shame on you nawaz sharif because all we were hoping that you will do some interesting job for the progress of your country but you proved elder brother of Zardari again.On the flip side imran khan is proved a man of steel. I am saying this on the present activity of him even i feel annoyed with my self that why i give vote to Nawaz..

Agha Asad Raza Aug 02, 2013 09:52am

I support him totally on this!! These courts are corrupt and to hide their corruption these judges and lawyers take cover behind "contempt of court"!

sja Aug 02, 2013 10:02am

Imran Khan the political leader of many faces, never misses an opportunity to gain recognitions, he declined to go the US Embassy for meeting with John Kerry, but was escorted on his own free will in Mercedez to the US diplomat home to have this photograph taken and released ---- one man so many tongues and so many faces ----- NO DOUBT HE IS THE TSUNAMIST who gets a fall.

hashir Aug 02, 2013 10:45am

They cant do anything if they try disqualifying him people will be all out on streets and trust me Iftikhar chaudhery they will hunt you down!

Shaheed Aug 02, 2013 04:09pm

In one way or other mr Musharraf was right to give proper treatment to these kind of judges. Aug 02, 2013 07:30pm

Imran vs justice,, lets see who wins, if imran wins justice losses ,so his party title pakistan justice movement will miss out word justice and it will become pakistan imran movement or pakistan tehrik imran

Tariq Mehsud Aug 02, 2013 09:39pm

Keep fighting Khan.

Tariq Mehsud Aug 02, 2013 09:50pm

Good job Khan silence is not the answer your service to the country can be seen as SKMH, NAMAL and a big hope to the people of Pakistan ( hey Dawn please post).

Syed Aug 03, 2013 12:15am

Be a responsible media and tell the truth because the headline you just made its wrong. Judiciary didn't ask Imran Khan to come to the court and apologise, the hearing was only about the explanation of the word used by Imran Khan (shameful).

Syed Aug 03, 2013 12:21am

First of all Imran Khan wasn't call by judiciary to apologise and second he was just called in using one word (shameful). read below...

Court Letter (in my opinion)

I Imran Khan talked about (Shameful Act) for those individuals whom were responsible for 11th May elections, election commission and RO

KHAN Aug 03, 2013 12:32am


ash Aug 03, 2013 01:20am

dont do that CJ .... he is the only hope of pakistan youth.... you do this and the youth will again become just useless mob... he has made them a nation.... he is a leader of many.... when he fell during the campaign.... people prayed for him without any rewards... they cried... for his health....

the other politicians i bet, if they stop paying people, you will see what they are and how much they are hated .... how much is the popularity you will know....

Ajilala Aug 03, 2013 09:12am

@sb: And a matured like you and those as a result of rigged mandate b given chance to further ruin the country.What a childish joke.

sidra Aug 03, 2013 10:20am

imran khan is the only reader

Hassan Awan Aug 03, 2013 10:54am

Imran Khan should now start acting like a party leader. He is no more a captian of Pakistan Cricket team. What might have been acceptable in cricket is not acceptable in politics

aisha Aug 03, 2013 11:54am

@hashir: you guys will create distress in country and will not accept just that words were harsh ....why?

aisha Aug 03, 2013 11:58am

@Syed Husain: court is not asking for any apology they r just asking to take back few words and use some decent words that suits a leader in future. open ur eyes guys

aisha Aug 03, 2013 12:00pm

@Nauman khan: what nawaz sharif have to do with all this

aisha Aug 03, 2013 12:01pm

@Raziq Aleem: same is true for imran khan

Ali Aug 03, 2013 12:22pm

Judges are not infallibles. When they do anything wrong (which they always do), people have a right to voice their objection, what else is called freedom of speech. The supreme court instead of wasting time and money on petty issues of their own making, should rather work on thirty thousand pending cases as stated by the chief justice himself.

Maha Aug 03, 2013 01:32pm

Imran Khan is right every person should have the right of speaking in the democratic country. he has done good job

Maha Aug 03, 2013 01:35pm

Imrah Khan is right everyone should have the the right of speaking in democratic country

Sheena Aug 03, 2013 01:38pm

I thoroughly enjoy reading the comments of all fans of PTI &Imran Khan. Against CJ when Musharaf took action, Faisal Abidi shouted on TV shows and in Sennett and Altaf Hussain cried over the judicial biases no one supported them. CJ, the cousin of Rana SanaUllah (PMLN) has done nothing for Pakistan except to gain his own interests & people like Imran Khan, Aitizaz Ahsan and last but not least Shareef Brothers have gained their political benifits by using the issue of independant Judiciary. Shame on all such people who have excavated for others and are now falling in the same ditch.

A Pakistani Aug 03, 2013 05:58pm

IK got to act as a politician, though he does not look like as of now.

sid Aug 03, 2013 06:39pm

The Judiciary of Pakistan is a laughing stock. Only god can help that country now! Aug 03, 2013 07:29pm

.Meri manzil mujhe bole, abhi tak so raha h tu. .Kahan h josh wo tera jo kehta h m jeeton ga. .wo baten thi ya kuch sach tha,ya ik chota sa dawa tha. .lagta h tu jage ga magar kb tk tu jagega. .kahin na dair hojae m tujh se door ho jaon. .meri manzil mujhe bole abhi tak so raha h tu.

amjadmp Aug 03, 2013 10:58pm

Truth is truth my dear, no matter be it cricket or politics. So if you hold the truth, you must stand by it whatever hostility there comes! Aug 04, 2013 03:47am

@babar: Unless it's PML(N) right?

mehar Aug 04, 2013 01:05pm

Why he was not being honest in Ayla Malik's fake degree case? She should have been removed by now.

Michael Aug 04, 2013 01:07pm

@Hassan Awan: I respectfully disagree with your statement Mr Awan. Imran has been acting like a statesman for quite some time. The latest threats to him do not help the country internationally. Many people (me included) where hoping for Imran to be the next PM so that things can get moving. Its a shame others do not see this. I am concerned that the party in power is using all channels to discredit him at all costs. Even if these costs mean the country. Very concerning indeed.

Siddiqi Aug 04, 2013 01:31pm

@Shaheed: If Supreme Judicial Council had accepted Musharraf's reference against CJ,which was based on facts,Pakistan would have been much better off today,with the dollar still at Rs 60 or even less.

Sadaf Aug 04, 2013 02:09pm

Imran Khan is not part of this corrupt system that is why he is asked for reply and he refused to apology... Actually the thing is that whenever a true, dedicated and devoted person try to change the corrupt system, he is caught by SC or any other high authority. That is why we are still 3rd world. Pakistan needs a true leader who make this country a peaceful land for which Quaid dreamed. We are with IK in this war. He is a brave and courageous leader and he keeps even super power at arm length in this regard as he always ask to stop drone attacks. No other one dare to talk on drone attacks issue n about Pakistan sovereignty. Because they all are corrupt and they just come to fill their Swiss banks. They are totally unaware of a common man problems. They won the election through unfair means and ways and even a lay man in the street know it. Is our Chief Justice is blind ??? Why he is doing this all with true leaders like Musharraf n Imran Khan ??? Or he is just taking dictation from Mr.Nawaz Sharif ??? We will leave no stone unturned for our right while living in a so called democratic country. We will come out of our homes on the time of need. There were rigging in elections and we want justice from Apex Court.

Sadaf Aug 04, 2013 02:11pm

@HABIB UR RAHMAN: Yes you are right. He is our last hope.

Sadaf Aug 04, 2013 02:20pm

@hashir: yess you are 100% right. They dont know the power of a common man in this country. We all will stand side by side with IK

S.A.Khjan Aug 04, 2013 07:21pm

The Chief Justice of Pakistan has become controversial and should retire for the following reasons 1. Allowed his son to use the Official Residence of the Chief Justice for registering his business address. 2. Using Sue-motto on more occasions that is necessary for the Supreme Court. 3. He desire to stifle criticism to Court conduct relating to "Show cause notices" 4 Has politicised his office.