Islamabad (Muhammad Saeed) Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday filed a review petition in the Supreme Court against its verdict in the Arshad Malik video scandal case.
According to sources, Advocate Khawaja Haris submitted the plea on behalf of Nawaz Sharif, contending that the decision has affected the privilege of the petitioner. The review petition nominates judge Arshad Malik and others as parties in the case.
According to the plea, the apex court had passed a verdict on the case without listening to and notifying the petitioner. The plea, which seeks that the court listen to Nawaz Sharif over the video scandal, argued that the court decided the parameters of the issue without listening to Nawaz Sharif.
The review petition says that the viewpoint of the former premier should have been listened to fulfill the prerequisite of justice. It has asked the apex court to review its decision in the case as well as court observations against the petitioner.