Contempt case: PM Gilani to be in court tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani will be appearing before the Supreme Court on April 26th and likely to be indicted in the contempt of court case.

During the cabinet meeting today in Islamabad, PM expressed his respect for the judiciary said that he will be appearing before the court tomorrow.

Earlier, on Tuesday Justice Nasir ul Mulk told Aitzaz Ahsan that they would announce judgment in the presence of his client (the Prime Minister).

Gilani said he has always honoured the decisions of the court and fully respects its verdicts. He said the Supreme Court has summoned him for the third time and if any other cabinet colleague wishes to accompany him, he was welcome.

Interior Minister Rehman Malik said the entire Cabinet would accompany the Prime Minister, when he appears before the bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice Nasirul Mulk, hearing a contempt case against him.

Gilani had appeared before the Supreme Court on Jan 19 and Feb 13.