IHC declares petition in search of PM Imran’s disqualification inadmissible


The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday declared the petition in search of disqualification of Prime Minister Imran Khan inadmissible.

IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah heard the petition filed by citizen Fidaullah, a resident of Lakki Marwat.

The petitioner had prayed that after the Senate election, PM Imran had mentioned in an announcement that about 15 MNAs offered their votes. He additional maintained that Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid had additionally seconded the premier’s assertion.

“In my petition, I have sought disqualification of Imran Khan Niazi,” the petitioner argued, making PM’s assertion because the premise for disqualification

Justice Minallah requested the petitioner to ask the MNA of his constituency to file a petition on this regard and declared his petition inadmissible

Read: IHC disposes of petition in search of PM’s disqualification

Last 12 months in December, the IHC disposed of a writ petition in search of PM Imran’s disqualification after the petitioner withdrew the case.

A division bench, comprising IHC CJ and Justice Arbab Muhammad Tahir, heard the case, which was filed as regards to Sita White.

In 2018, a case was filed towards Premier Imran for not declaring Tyrian White as his daughter in his nomination papers.

The petitioner had contested that the prime minister must be disqualified beneath Article 62(i)(f) of the Constitution for offering incorrect info in his nomination papers, including that he’s now not Sadiq and Ameen.

The petitioner, Abdul Wahab Baloch, was a candidate of the Pakistan Justice and Democratic Party within the final basic election. Baloch had later joined the PTI and filed a miscellaneous petition in February 2019 to withdraw the case.

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