SC issues notice to PM Khan for attending lawyers’ seminar

Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan on Monday issued a notice to Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday for attending a lawyers seminar at the convention centre in Islamabad. 

The notice was issued by Justice Qazi Faez Isa. In his remarks, Justice Isa said that Imran Khan is the prime minister of the entire country, not a particular group while asking why the premier was misusing state resources.

Justice Isa remarked that the prime minister attended lawyers’ seminar in a personal capacity and supported a particular group in his speech.

Terming the matter related to the interpretation of the constitution, he forwarded the matter to the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Gulzar Ahmed for the constitution of a bench to hear the case.

The court also issued notices to the attorney general, AG Punjab looking after the affairs of the convention center, and other concerned authorities.