PESHAWAR: Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Thursday issued contempt of court notice to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan, Samaa reported.
According to our correspondent, the PTI chief was served notice over his non-appurtenance in the court in connection with a case regarding health reforms in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The court issued the notice over Pakistan Medical Association’s (PMA) application which stated that Khan had described doctors as ‘mafia’ during his recent media talk.
PMA further stated that Khan attempted to influence the subjudice Health Act case through media.
Hearing the doctor’s application, Chief Justice PHC issued summons to Khan to turn up at 12pm to clear his position; however, Khan did not appear before the judge.
At which, the court issued contempt of court notice to Khan and ordered him to appear in the next hearing on Nov 12.
The PHC also barred Board of Governors of teaching hospitals from working till further orders. – Samaa