Supreme Court orders stay of criminal proceedings against Mesha Shafi

Supreme Court orders stay of criminal proceedings against Mesha Shafi

The Supreme Court has stayed the criminal proceedings against singer Mesha Shafi in the contempt case and said that the civil case will continue.

Singer Mesha Shafi’s appeal accepted for hearing, court orders stay of criminal proceedings against Mesha Shafi, civil case will continue.

A two-member bench headed by Justice Qazi Faiz Issa heard Mesha Shafi’s plea against section 20 of the Pika Ordinance.

The Supreme Court, while issuing restraining order in the criminal case at the request of Mesha Shafi, said that criminal proceedings against Mesha Shafi should be stayed till the next hearing but the civil case would continue.

The court issued notices to the Attorney General and Advocate General Punjab and adjourned the hearing indefinitely.

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