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Pak court summons Imran Khan in Sita White case

Press Trust of India  |  Peshawar 

A court in northwest on Wednesday summoned to appear before it on December 13 in a case filed by the Tehreek-e-Insaaf chief's rival candidate in the July 25 over his alleged relation with a US national,

The division bench of the comprising Justices and issued the notices to Khan on a writ petition filed by Inamullah Khan, his rival candidate in July 25 elections from constituency.

The petitioner said that Khan has a daughter, Tyrian White, from which he has not mentioned in his nomination papers.

Therefore, petitioner added, Khan does not fulfill the criteria under Article 62 and 63 of the constitution.

He claimed a has ruled that cricketer-turned-politician Khan was the legal father of the four-year-old girl.

"is the father of the child," superior said in a brief hearing in the US court, according to the petitioner.

During the election, the had accepted the nomination papers of Khan by rejecting the objection of of Justice

Therefore the petitioner moved bench.

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First Published: Wed, November 07 2018. 16:00 IST