Tuesday January 11, 2022

IHC Disposes Of Plea Seeking Disqualification Of PM Imran

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday disposed of a plea seeking disqualification of Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan by terming it inadmissible.

The applicant named Fidaullah moved IHC to declare PM Imran Khan disqualified over his statement that 16 MNAs sold their votes in the Senate elections.

The applicant also said in his plea that Sheikh Rasheed also admitted and stated that action cannot be taken against them [MNAs] as the government can be dethrone.

He pleaded with the court to declare PM Khan disqualified over his confession. However, at the initial hearing of the plea, the IHC CJ declared it as inadmissible.

CJ Justice Minallah directed the applicant to ask MNA of his constituency to file a petition in this context.

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