Remarks about PM do not suit CJP’s stature: Nawaz

ISLAMABAD – Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif said on Friday that if Chief Justice Saqib Nisar had used the word ‘faryadi’ (complainant or supplicant) for Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, he should not have taken it back.

Talking to the media outside the accountability court prior to the hearing of the Avenfield properties case, Sharif said that the world ‘faryadi’ used by the chief justice for a sitting prime minister did not suit his stature.

“It did not suit the chief justice to say that the prime minister visited him with a plea. It is tantamount to disgracing the office of the prime minister,” he said.

But a spokesperson for the chief justice clarified the other day that the CJP did not use the word ‘faryadi’ for the prime minister.

Public Relations Officer of Supreme Court Shahid Hussain said on Thursday that attribution of ‘faryadi’ word to Justice Saqib Nisar was completely wrong and

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