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Imran Khan asks ex-CJ to overlook his mistake

Imran Khan asks ex-CJ to overlook his mistake
The PTI chief in his reply, submitted through his lawyers, appreciated Iftikhar Chaudhry’s bravery and firm stand against a dictator, for which the entire nation salutes him.

The reply clarifies Khan’s position stating, that it is possible Iftikhar Chaudhry’s address to the returning officers was in the best interest of holding free and fair elections.

In his reply Khan praises the Chief Justice’s 2009 decision, adding that he accepts the former chief justice’s contribution and service towards strengthening rule of law and the constitution. The reply also admits that Imran Khan made a mistake in his choice of words, adding that Imran Khan hopes Iftikhar Chaudhry will overlook his mistake

Khan, in his response to ex-CJ’s defamation notice,  said that the entire nation respects the CJ for standing up to a dictator and appreciates his services.

He further said that his words’ selection was ‘wrong’ and ‘inappropriate’ and he was speaking under emotions of ‘disappointment’ over election rigging.

‘It was unintentional, ‘ he added, In July, the former CJ sent a defamation notice worth Rs20 billion to Khan under section 8 of the Defamation Ordinance, 2002.

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