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Pak election Commission rejects case to disqualify Imran Khan

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

The Commission of today rejected a case of disqualification against opposition politician Imran Khan in connection to his alleged offshore companies and sources of

The case was based on the references filed with National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq by lawmakers of ruling Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in August to disqualify 64-year-old Khan from parliament.

The Speaker approved the case and sent to the Commission of (ECP) to hold judicial hearing and take further action to unseat him.

A five-member ECP bench headed by chief commissioner Sardar Raza Khan in the verdict rejected the disqualification pleas.

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First Published: Thu, March 16 2017. 17:07 IST