IHC issues written orders in contempt of court case against TV anchors.


ISLAMABAD -- The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Wednesday issued a three-page written order in a contempt of court case against several TV anchors for maligning court proceedings during talk shows.

The order, which was issued by Chief Justice Athar Minallah, stated that Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) had failed to satisfy the court regarding using IHC's reference in a notification banning TV anchors to participate in other TV programs.

The order read that prima-facie, the chairman PEMRA had committed a contempt of court and thus a show cause notice had been served to him.

The court ordered two TV channels to submit their program's...

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