LAHORE: Leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader (PML-N) Hamza Shehbaz and Ayesha Ahad, who claimed to be his wife, have taken back the cases they filed against each other.
While hearing the case on Monday, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has said that Hamza and Ahad would not issue statements against each other.
CJP remarked that the terms on which they settled cannot be shared with the media.
Earlier on Sunday, Ayesha Ahad and Hamza Shehbaz were summoned to the court on Monday over the case filed by the former accusing him of violence.
Ayesha Ahad had alleged that people sent by Hamza forcefully took her laptop, Nikahnama (marriage contract), and other documents.
During a hearing in Supreme Court’s Lahore registry, the chief justice told Hamza that Islamic constitution allowed him to divorce Ahad.
However, Hamza denied of ever being married to Ahad.
To this, the chief justice said he could play the third party’s role if parties to the case wanted him to.
The chief justice stopped Hamza’s counsel Zahid Hassan Bukhari from presenting his arguments, observing he wanted to hear what Hamza and Ahad had to say.
On Sunday, the chief justice had summoned Hamza and Ahad to appear before the apex court. During the hearing of Ahad’s case at Supreme Court’s Lahore Registry, her counsel had said that arrests had yet to be made despite the fact that a case had been registered.