Faith a personal matter, says IHC written verdict in premier disqualification case.


ISLAMABAD -- The Islamabad High Court (IHC) ruled on Friday that a person's faith can't be questioned by any other person.

An IHC bench, comprising Chief Justice Athar Minallah, issued a written verdict on a petition seeking disqualification of Prime Minister Imran Khan under Article 62 (1)(e) and (f) over alleged blasphemous remarks.

The IHC dismissed the petition in limine for being 'frivoulous.

'A person's faith or belief is not open to be questioned by any other person,' said the two-page verdict.

Moreover, it added, a mistake or error committed by a person while addressing a public gathering can't be treated as blasphemous when the facts and circumstances clearly establish that he or she should not have intended to commit such an offence.

'Faith or religious belief is a personal matter and should be questioned by others,' Justice...

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