Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) – The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld an Election Tribunal verdict to disqualify Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Member National Assembly (MNA) Rai Hassan Nawaz elected from NA-162 Chihawatni and ordered a re-election in the constituency.

The three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali heard the case filed by Rai Hassan Nawaz against his disqualification by the Election Tribunal (ET).

Earlier, the ET Multan disqualified Hassan Nawaz for concealing details of his assets against a representation filed by his opponent, candidate Haji Yaqoob.