The Supreme Court of Azad Jammu Kashmir here on Thursday framed charge against Ch Muhammad Saeed, sitting AJK minister, in a contempt of court case.
The two-member Bench of the apex court of Azad Jammu Kashmir comprising Chief Justice Ch. Muhammad Ibrahim Zia and Justice Raja Saeed Akram , while framing charge in the contempt of court proceeding on Ch. Muhammad Saeed, Minister of AJK for Sports, Youth, Culture, MDA and MDHA, came to the conclusion here on Thursday, after hearing preliminary arguments in the case that prima facie the act of the respondent attracted contempt of court and thus is accountable.
Petition was filed against minister for occupying the land near Judicial rest house, Mirpur. Despite the court order, minister occupied land and build a boundary wall on it in April 2017.
The court has fixed October 22 for producing witnesses by the petitioner in support of his petition and the next day of October 23 by the respondent in his defence in the writ petition titled Haji Javed Akram.
Ch. Muhammad Saeed who pleaded not guilty and at the same time tendered unconditional apology.