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LHC dismisses petition seeking disqualification of AML chief Sheikh Rashid.

LAHORE -- Lahore High Court (LHC) has rejected the petition seeking disqualification of Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rashid Ahmad declaring the petition non maintainable.

According to media reports the petitioner Mohammad Sadiq had taken the plea in his petition that Sheikh Rashid Ahmad had announced his resignation from his National Assembly (NA) seat during combined opposition public meeting at Lahore. But he refused to resign from his seat after his announcement. This way he remains no more Sadiq and Amin under article 62 and 63 of the constitution.

Justice Shahid Karim of LHC had reserved judgment on this petition. Now it has declared the petition non maintainable besides dismissing it.

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Publication:The Messenger (Karachi, Pakistan)
Date:Jan 28, 2018
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