Supreme Court reserves verdict in Imran Khan, Jehangir Tareen case


ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court reserved on Tuesday the verdict against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairperson Imran Khan and Secretary General Jahangir Tareen in the disqualification case.

During the hearing, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisarwho heads the three-member bench, observed that it should not be expected that the court will give its verdict in the case tomorrow.

He remarked that the bench is looking for the truth, and will have to see if the respondent was dishonest in his dealings.

PML-N leaderHanif Abbasi filed a case against Imran and Tareen seeking their disqualification from Parliament over their alleged non-declaration of assets and ownership of offshore companies.

Presenting his arguments, Abbasi's counsel Akram Sheikh said Imran changed his stance during the course of hearing 18 times.

The chief justice observed that the benefit of speaking the truth is that one does not have to remember what was said before.

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