LAHORE - The Lahore High Court on Wednesday sought reply from Film Sensor Board, Secretary Commerce and Independent film motion on a contempt of court petition against exhibition of Indian film Dedh Ishqiya in Pakistan.

Justice Ijaz Ahmed directed the respondents to submit reply within two weeks.

The counsel of petitioner submitted that a bench of the LHC already has granted stay order against exhibition of Indian movies in Pakistan. He said in violation of the court orders, Central Board of Film Sensor on January 09 granted permission of exhibition of Indian movie Dedh Ishqiya. He said the act of the boards is tantamount to contempt of court therefore responsible officials of the board should be proceeded under contempt of court charges for violating the court orders.

LHC takes notice: The Lahore High Court complaint cell on Wednesday took notice of an incident of acid throwing on a woman by her husband on giving birth to daughter in Jahanian.

The cell directed District and Sessions Judge, Khanewal to look into the matter and submit a detailed report regarding steps taken by the local police along with his own comments.

According to details from Jinnah Colony, a man threw acid on his wife for giving birth to a daughter. The woman got severe burn injuries. Affected lady was shifted to Tehsil Headquarters Hospital in a critical condition whereas the accused had gone into hiding. However, police registered a case and started investigation.