Punjab

Nawaz Contempt Case: CJ LHC Dissolves Another LHC Bench

Chief Justice of Lahore High Court on Friday dissolved for the third time a three-member bench constituted to hear the contempt of court proceedings against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz.
Justice Yawar Ali dissolved the bench after Justice Shahid Jamil recused himself from the case, according to reports. Justice Yawar has appointed Justice Masood Jahangir as part of the new bench to hear the contempt case.
The new bench includes Justice Jahangir, Justice Mazahir Ali Akbar and Justice Atir Mahmoud.
Earlier, a full bench constituted by the Lahore High Court broke as Justice Shahid Mubeen recused himself from hearing the contempt petitions filed against the Sharif family.Chief Justice of LHC Mohammad Yawar Ali Khan had formed a new bench, headed by Justice Mazahir Ali Akbar Naqvi, after Justice Shahid Bilal Hassan from the earlier bench was transferred to Multan for a case.