SC to hear Sheikh Rasheed’s plea against polls delay on August 1
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The Supreme Court will hear AML chief Sheikh Rasheed’s plea against polls delay in NA-60 on August 1.
Chief Justice Saqib Nisar has formed a three-member bench to hear the plea.
Earlier on Monday, the Lahore High Court had rejected a petition of Awami Muslim League president Sheikh Rashid Ahmed against the postponement of election in NA-60.
Justice Mujahid Mustaqeem of the LHC Rawalpindi bench upheld the Election Commission of Pakistan’s decision of postponing the election after Pakistan Muslim League-N candidate Hanif Abbasi was sentenced to life imprisonment by the Control of Narcotics Substances (CNS) court in the ephedrine case on July 21.