SC to hear Sheikh Rasheed’s plea against polls delay on August 1

27 Jul, 2018 5:31 pm

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.

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