KARACHI: Supreme Court of Pakistan will hear the case filed against former Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) senator Nehal Hashmi for posing a threatening speech against the judiciary and members of the Joint Investigation Team probing the family of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the Panama Papers case, Aaj News reported.
According to reports, a case has been filed at Bahadurabad Police station against Hashmi for showing a antagonistic attitude and openly threatened respected members of national institutions.
Hashmi is set to reappear in the Supreme Court today (July 5 ) with an written explanation for his malicious rant during a PML-N worker’s event on Yaum-e-Takbeer. The apex court has also issued a contempt of court notice against Hashmi.
The Attorney General has been appointed as prosecutor in the case and tasked to gather evidence against Hashmi. Earlier, the AG wrote to the advocate general in Sindh to book Hashmi in the case.
In the wake of this event PML-N has suspended the membership of Hashmi and he was also relieved from his Senate seat.