SC fixes hearing of president’s disqualification petition

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court (SC) has fixed the hearing of a disqualification petition filed against President Dr Arif Alvi, ARY News reported on Friday.

A two-member bench of the SC led by Justice Ijazul Ahsan will hear the president s disqualification petition on March 16.

The petition sought the disqualification of President Dr Arif Alvi under Article 62 1 f.

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In October last year, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) had disqualified former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan in the Toshakhana reference under Article 63(1)(p).

The ECP had stated that Imran Khan submitted a false affidavit and was found involved in corrupt practices and ordered to register criminal cases against the PTI chairman. The ECP s verdict further said that some of the gifts retained from Toshakhana were concealed in his assets.

Imran Khan had been de-seated as a Member of the National Assembly.


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