IHC announces verdict in Sadiq Sajrani elegibility for becoming acting President

IHC announces verdict in Sadiq Sajrani elegibility for becoming acting President
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*ISLAMABAD – The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has declared Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani eligible for becoming the Acting President.*

Justice Amir Farooq announced the judgment that was reserved on February 14.

On June 21, 2018, Afzal Shinwari had filed a plea through Iftikhar Bashir advocate.

The petitioner had stated that appointing Sadiq Sanjrani would be in violation of Article 49 of the Constitution.

“According to the Constitution, a person below the age of 45 years is not eligible to become the acting president of Pakistan,” the petition stated.

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