SC dismisses plea seeking PM Imran Khan’s disqualification

24 Sep, 2018 3:46 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday dismissed a petition seeking Prime Minister Imran Khan’s disqualification.

A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, comprising Justice Umar Atta Bandial and Justice Ijazul Ahsan heard the petition regarding disqualification of PM Imran Khan.

Barrister Daniyal Chaudhry Chaudhry withdrew his petition seeking the prime minister’s disqualification, which was filed at last year. “One issue stated in the petition is still effective and we will take it up with the high court,” the petitioner adopted a stance. To reply, Justice Ahsan remarked that no one has stopped from approaching the high court.

The apex court declared the petition regarding PM Imran’s disqualification as ineffective and dismissed petition over withdrawing petition.

In the petition, Chaudhry Danial stated that Imran is not eligible to be a member of the National Assembly (MNA) under Articles 62 and 63.

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