LHC bench to hear plea seeking Governor’s removal

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LHC ECP reserved seats

The Lahore High Court on Saturday formed a larger bench on plea seeking to remove Governor Punjab Baligh-ur-Rehman from his position.

The larger bench will comprise of Justice Chaudhry Iqbal, Justice Muzzamil Akhtar Shabbir, Justice Tariq Saleem Sheikh and Justice Asim Hafeez will be headed by Justice Abid Aziz Shaeikh.

The petition was filed by Advocate Shabbir Ismail on behalf of Azhar Siddique advocate. It has been requested in the petition that a letter was written to President Dr. Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif to remove the Punjab Governor but both the heads did not respond to the letter. A larger bench will hear the petition on January 16.