LHC admits PTI’s intra-court appeal against Punjab CM oath-taking

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A two-judge bench of the Lahore High Court on Saturday admitted for hearing an intra-court appeal filed by the PTI members of the Punjab Assembly against yesterday’s LHC decision in which it had directed the National Assembly speaker to administer the oath to Punjab Chief Minister-elect Hamza Shehbaz.

The LHC bench, comprising of Justice Muhammad Sajid Mahmood Sethi and Justice Tariq Saleem Sheikh, issued notices to the parties linked to the case.

The judges also recommended formation of a larger bench to hear the intra-court appeal.Earlier, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) members of the Punjab Assembly (MPAs) filed the intra-court appeal in the Lahore High Court (LHC) against the court’s yesterday’s decision in which it had directed the National Assembly (NA) speaker to administer the oath to Punjab Chief Minister-elect Hamza Shehbaz today.