Imran Khan disqualification case hearing in IHC
ISLAMABAD: (APP) Islamabad High Court Wednesday granted one day time to Deputy Attorney General (DAG) for arguments in Civil Miscellaneous Application (CMA) moved for formation of larger bench in main plea challenging disqualification reference against PTI Chief Imran Khan.
Chief Justice Anwar Khan Kasi resumed hearing of the CMA moved by PTI, Chief Imran Khan seeking formation of larger bench in a case challenging disqualification reference pending against him at Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).
During the course of proceedings, Fasi ur Rehman Niazi DAG appeared before the bench in compliance with court orders to assist in the instant matter.
To a query from the bench, DAG suggested not to constitute a larger bench and sought one day time for legal arguments which was granted by the bench.
Babar Awan counsel for the petitioner pleaded that whenever a constitutional matter would be placed before the court a larger bench would be constituted.
It is pertinent to mention here that in the main petition Khan took the plea that the reference filed against him now became time barred as 90 days passed with regard to reference being pending before the ECP.