Avoid taunts, charge sheet me with evidence: Ahsan Iqbal advises CJP Nisar

  • If judges are patriotic, so are the politicians: Ahsan Iqbal

ISLAMABAD – Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal stated on Wednesday that Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar should charge sheet him over allegations, instead of making taunts, declaring enough is enough.

Addressing a ceremony in Islamabad, the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz leader expressed that the top judge should substantiate his claims regarding his involvement in the appointment of Chancellor of Lahore College For Woman University (LCWU) Dr Uzma Qureshi.

The lawmaker took a strong exception to the remarks of the chief justice and opined that the top judge was not authorized to abuse [him]. He also requested the CJP to have a big heart and not get agitated by minuscule issues.

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‘If judges are patriotic, so are the politicians’ remarked the minister and added that he had done politics with respect and sanctity throughout his life.

It merits mentioning that the chief justice had suspended the Chancellor of Lahore College For Woman University Dr Uzma Qureshi on Sunday.

During the hearing, the VC clarified that Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal had no role in her appointment after the chief justice remarked that they are aware of Iqbal’s role in the matter.