LAHORE - The Lahore High Court on Friday admitted a petition for regular hearing seeking directions for the government to stop Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chief Imran Khan from holding the sit-in on 30th November.

The court issued notices to federal, provincial governments and PTI Chief Imran Khan while adjourning further proceedings till Nov 24.

Justice Khalid Mahmood Khan while heading the full bench remarked that the government did not comply with the pervious order of the court - to stop August 14 marches - saying that the constitution is being mocked.

MH Mujahid had moved the petition through his counsel Advocate AK Dogar saying that PTI wants to derail democracy. The petitioner’s counsel submitted that the court should decide the matter in accordance with the constitution.

Justice Khan observed that the court had already given an order to the government but it was not implemented. He remarked “if the government was not interested in implementing orders, the courts should be shut down.”

The judge further remarked that the court knows how get its order implemented which would be done at all cost.