Affidavit case: Islamabad High Court to indict Gilgi-Baltistan’s ex- chief judge, journalists on Jan 7
ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Tuesday decided to indict former Gilgi-Baltistan chief judge Rana Shamim, and the co-accused — Jang/Geo Group Editor-in-Chief Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, The News Editor Aamir Ghauri and The News Editor Investigations Ansar Abbasi — on January 7, 2022 in a contempt of court case, pertaining to the publication of an affidavit containing serious allegations against former chief justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar. Shamim drafted the affidavit, accusing the former top judge of Pakistan of judicial manipulation, Geo.tv reported. The latest development in the case came during a hearing, headed by IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah on Tuesday. The court announced January 7, 2022, as the date for indictment of the accused.