IHC reserves verdict on plea to bar Imran Khan from taking oath

IHC reserves verdict on plea to bar Imran Khan from taking oath

ISLAMABD: Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday reserved verdict on declaring a plea demanding to bar Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan from taking oath as admissible.
Justice Amir Farooq of IHC heard the case during which, the petitioner Hafiz Ahtasham appeared before the court.
In the plea, Ahtasham claimed that under Article-62, Imran Khan cannot be allowed to become a Member of National Assembly (MNA).
PTI Chief’s ex-wife, Reham Khan has made serious allegations on him in her book. With these accusations, Imran is not eligible to become Prime Minister (PM) of the country as it is against state’s stability and dignity, the petition stated.
Moreover, the plea requested the court to ask Reham Khan to provide evidence related to her accusations.
Federal, Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), Speaker National Assembly and Reham Khan are made parties in the plea.

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