SC resumes hearing Imran Khan disqualification case | Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Courtroom on Tuesday resumed listening to a petition looking for disqualification of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan for non-disclosure of property, possession of offshore corporations and get together overseas funding.

A 3-member bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nasir heard arguments of Akram Sheikh, the lawyer of petitioner PML-N’s Hanif Abbasi.

The bench enquired in regards to the absence of Imran Khan’s counsel Naeem Bukhari from right now’s listening to, to which one other PTI lawyer replied that Bukhari was submitting paperwork at the moment.

Throughout final week’s listening to, the apex court docket had appeared dissatisfied with Bukhari’s arguments. The PTI counsel had mentioned that an electronic mail had been despatched to Imran’s former spouse Jemima Khan, who had confirmed receiving 75,000 kilos and guaranteed that she would ship the financial institution particulars after discovering them.

To this, the bench had mentioned that the paperwork didn’t show that Imran Khan had introduced a reimbursement from London.

The petition

The petition seeks the disqualification of PTI chief Imran Khan and PTI secretary common Jahangir Tareen for non-disclosure of property, possession of offshore corporations and foreign-funding of PTI.

On September 23, Abbasi submitted paperwork within the Supreme Courtroom containing tax returns offered by Imran to the Election Fee of Pakistan in his nomination papers for the 2003-2006 interval.

The paperwork submitted by Abbasi included monetary particulars of the sale of Imran’s London house in 2004. The paperwork additionally didn’t have any point out of a mortgage taken from Imran’s former spouse Jemima Khan for the PTI chief’s Bani Gala residence.

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