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Sheikh Anser Aziz Restored As Islamabad Mayor

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has restored Sheikh Anser Aziz as Islamabad mayor and suspended the notification of his suspension issued by the federal government.

IHC judge Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiyani issued orders while hearing a petition filed by Mayor Sheikh Ansar Aziz.

Sheikh Anser Aziz on Monday challenged his suspension in the Islamabad High court (IHC). Mayor pleaded before the court to suspend the interior ministry order and restore him to the position of mayor.

Last week, the federal government suspended Islamabad’s first elected mayor Anser Aziz, for a period of 90 days over corruption allegations.

Aziz is facing allegations of corruption in an intercity bus terminal project.