The Lahore High Court has formed a bench to hear a petition against disqualification of Imran Khan in Toshakhana reference.
Chief Justice Lahore High Court (LHC) Ameer Bhatti has formed a three-member bench headed by him to hear a petition filed by Azhar Siddique advocate on behalf of petitioner Jabir Ali.
The bench also comprised of Justice Abid Aziz Shaikh and Justice Sajid Mehmood Sethi.
The petitioner has challenged the election commission’s authority to declare a public office holder disqualified.
The petitioner pleaded to the court to declare the election commission’s decision as void.
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in a judgment in the Toshakhana reference in October, declared Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan as disqualified.
According to the detailed judgement, the PTI Chief was disqualified under Article 63, 1(P), over submitting a false statement and declaration.