Nawaz unhappy at CJ’s good-to-see remarks
May 12, 2023 10:10 PM
Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has taken a jibe at the top judge over good-to-see-Imran remarks during the court proceedings, the 24NewsHD TV channel reported on Friday.
“The chief justice should have said to Imran Khan ‘Good to see you … you have looted Rs60 billion from the national exchequer,” said Nawaz Sharif during a press talk in London.
Yesterday, taking up Imran’s plea, the CJ told Imran Khan: "It is good to see you."
The CJ’s decision invited ire among the anti-Imran politicians.
Reacting to the verdict, PML-N Chief Organizer Maryam Nawaz Sharif criticized Chief Justice, asking him to step down from the post and join the opposition party — PTI.
Defence Minister Khawaja Asif questioned the Supreme Court’s decision to nullify the arrest of the former prime minister, saying why the top court has “double standards of justice,”. He said that the top leadership of major political parties had been arrested in the past, but none of them were given the facility of a guest house.
Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Friday announced that it will stage a protest demonstration in front of the Supreme Court over its "unjust behavior". "We have decided that we will protest against this behavior.