Saturday, November 26

Court: (LHC hears appeal against disqualification of Khaqan from NA-57)

ISLAMABAD: A two member bench of Lahore High Court (LHC) headed by Justice Muzahir Ali Akbar heard appeal against decision of the appellate tribunal regarding disqualification of former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi from NA-57, in Lahore on Wednesday.

Shahid Khaqan Abbasi also appeared before the court. During the court proceeding, the court summoned concerned Returning Officer and ordered Registrar of Lahore High Court to ensure his presence with all records.

In his arguments, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s lawyer said his client has declared his all assets. He said the appellate tribunal has no authority to disqualify any candidate permanently.