ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan on Tuesday filed a new reply in the Supreme Court in contempt of court case‚ clarifying and defending his earlier stance.

A three-member Supreme Court bench will hear a contempt case against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday (today).

According to the SC cause list‚ a bench headed by Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali has been constituted to hear the case as the bench headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry is not available in Islamabad.

Other members of the bench are Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan and Justice Khilji Arif Hussain.

It may be mentioned here that the Supreme Court had issued the contempt notice to the PTI Chairman for allegedly scandalising the judiciary and spreading hatred against the judges during a news conference on July 26.

The notice was taken on a note written by the Supreme Court Registrar under Article 204 read with Section 3 of the Contempt of Court Ordinance‚ 2003.

The apex court has issued a notice to the Attorney General to appear today.

PTI NA-125 rigging  plea accepted

An Election Tribunal in Lahore has accepted for hearing PTI candidate Hamid Khan’s application against alleged rigging in the general elections at NA-125 Lahore.

The Tribunal has summoned all the candidates including Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafiq.