The Former Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice retd Saqib Nisar has asked the Islamabad High Court (IHC) to take notice of a leaked audio tape attributed to him.
As per details, The leaked video tape carried a conversation purportedly from the former chief justice Saqib Nisar in which he could be heard speaking regarding a disqualification case against then PM and PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif.
However, Justice retd Saqib Nisar categorically rejected the content of the video and said that his separate audios were added together to make a fake audio clip attributed to him.
The former CJP said in his statement that “Islamabad High Court [IHC] is currently hearing a proceeding regarding an audio clip and it should take notice of the recently leaked audio clip under penal laws,”
Saqib Nisar also said that his credentials were damaged through the purported audio clip and he is consulting his lawyers to deal with it in a legal manner.
It must be noted that this is the 2nd such controversy involving the former chief justice Saqib Nisar within just over a week as previously, former CJ Gilgit Baltistan Rana Shamim had claimed that former CJP Saqib Nisar had asked a high court judge to keep Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz Sharif in jail till the 2018 general elections.
Rana Shamim claimed that he heard the conversation when the former CJP was visiting GB before the 2018 elections.
However, Saqib Nisar straightforwardly rejected the claim and said that the allegations against him are far away from reality and termed it as a lie, He said that “Rana Shamim asked me for extension of his tenure as CJ GB, which I didn’t approve.” Nisar said Rana Shamim complained once against not giving him an extension.
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