A full court meeting of the Supreme Court of Pakistan headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry held here in Islamabad on Friday.
The Registrar told the meeting that the interview was an attempt to defame the apex court while prime minister’s son Abdul Qadir Gilani also telephoned in the middle of the interview. He said the video footage showed planted questions were asked during the interview.
Pakistan Electronic Media Authority (PEMRA) Chairman Abdul Jabbar was also present during the meeting. The unedited video played in the meeting.
The Chief Justice asked what could he done into matter as the Court was being vilified on TV channel. He said the conspiracy against the court had exposed. ” Even parliament cannot discuss the court,” he said.
“Wasn’t there any violation, it is very serious issue,” the CJ quizzed the PEMRA chief.
Jabbar told the meeting that the PEMRA took action against channels if it received complaints.