LHC to hear disqualification petition against PM Imran next week.

Byline: Rana Bilal

The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday set a disqualification petition against Prime Minister Imran Khan for hearing for next week.

The disqualification petition was filed by the Lawyers Foundation for Justice in November 2018. The federal government and the premier were made party to the petition. LHC judge Justice Shahid Waheed heard a civil miscellaneous petition today requesting early hearing of the disqualification petition against Prime Minister Imran Khan.

The petition had contended that the matter was an important one and should be set for early hearing. It prayed that Imran Khan had, during the former government's term, instigated people to take part in civil disobedience during the 2014 sit-in. He had also instigated people not to pay their taxes or send money from abroad, the petition stated.

The petition stated that...

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