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During the hearing of a petition Monday filed by the PTI against Islamabad administration's refusal to grant it permission to hold a rally/sit-in in the federal capital, the Islamabad High Court directed both the parties to sort their issue, otherwise the court would look into it.

Justice Aamer Farooq heard the main petition filed by the PTI seeking permission to hold its rally in Islamabad.

A miscellaneous petition was also filed by the Islamabad administration apprising the court that it could not allow the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf to stage its rally/sit-in keeping in view the security situation and threat to Imran's life that might endanger lives of other people participating in his long march.

The court on the ICT administration petition issued notice to the PTI.

At the outset of the hearing, the court inquired of the state counsel whether he had submitted some petition.

On which, the...

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