A-G to file Order of Committal

Attorney General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum. Picture: FT FILE/JOVESA NAISUA

THE High Court has granted leave to the Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum to make an application for an Order of Committal against Rajendra Chaudhry of Auckland, New Zealand for contempt of court.

The application filed by the A-G stated that between September 3 and September 18 this year, Mr Chaudhry allegedly posted a range of scandalous, defamatory and derogatory comments against the judiciary and its members on his Facebook page.

In a separate case, the High Court has granted leave to the Attorney-General to make an application for an Order of Committal against Anirudh Sharma for contempt of court.

According to the application filed by the A-G, Mr Sharma allegedly posted scandalous, defamatory and derogatory comments against the presiding magistrate in the criminal proceeding against Imran Khan, a man who was charged for one count of unlawful possession of illicit drugs.

More Stories