SC dismisses petition for disqualification of Sheikh Rasheed

SC dismisses petition for disqualification of Sheikh Rasheed
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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has dismissed petition for disqualification of Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed.

A three-member Supreme Court bench headed by Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed announced the judgment in the petition filed by PML-N leader Shakil Awan, in Islamabad today.

The verdict reserved on March 20 has been given by 2-1 as Justice Qazi Faiz Isa has written a dissenting note in the judgment.

Shakil Awan had filed a petition against Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed alleging him of mis-declaration in his nomination papers for the last general election and hence does not become eligible to become a member of parliament.
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