SHC seeks SC verdict from Haleem on Murad’s disqualification case


The Sindh High Court Karachi on Monday asked Haleem Adil Sheikh to submit the verdict of the Supreme Court of Pakistan on the disqualification of the Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah during the next hearing.

Sheikh along with lawyers appeared before Justice Justice Mohammad Shafi Siddiqui with regard to his petition against Shah he had filed some days back seeking his disqualification for contesting the by-polls and general electrons PS  73 Dadu in 2013 despite having dual nationality.

Deputy Attorney General Abdul Wahab Baloch, along with Sheikh after the hearing spoke to the media persons said that in the light of the verdict announced by the apex court,  Shah stood disqualified for contesting the elections by concealing his dual nationality adding he said that Shah had remained  no more “Sadiq and Ameen,” adding he his client  would submit the verdict of the apex court in Sindh High Court.

He said that Shah when tried to contest general elections on PS 73 his forms were first rejected by the authorities of Election Commission and then by Supreme Court despite he had taken part in the by-elections few months later won polls and was inducted into Sindh cabinet as a Finance Minister.”

Shah stands disqualified and has no legal right to continue as the chief executive of the province ” he categorically said.

The petitioner, who is also Opposition Leader in Sindh Assembly and the senior vice president of PTI,  speaking to the media persons said that they were totally disappointed with the proceedings of the Sindh Assembly, where according to him, laws were only framed to give benefits to privileged  and elite class.


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