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PM Imran Disqualification: SC To Hear Abbasi Petition On Oct 18

Islamabad (October 12, 2018): The three-member Supreme Court bench will hear the Hanif Abbasi review petition against Prime Minister Imran Khan disqualification, in which court rejected the plea to disqualify PM Imran.

The review petition was filed by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Hanif Abbasi, who is serving a life sentence in the ephedrine quota case.

The bench will be headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar.

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According to details, the apex court has summoned notices to Hanif Abbasi counsel Akram Sheikh and other respondents. Hanif Abbasi lawyer has requested the court for the adjournment of the hearing.

The Supreme Court mentioned in its judgment that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief was not liable to declare his offshore company, Niazi Services Ltd, in his 2013 nomination papers as he was not a shareholder nor a director of the said company.Imran Disqualification Case: Abbasi Files Review Petition in SCThe court also said that Imran provided sufficient money trail vindicating his claims of Bani Gala property’s purchase price.

Abbasi had filed the petition in November last year.

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