Court adjourned hearing of case challenging Nawaz’s presidency till 30 November

Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday adjourned the hearing of case aimed at preventing ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from heading Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).

Chief Election Commissioner headed the hearing during which Babar Awan’s assistant requested that his senior could not appear before the court due to his Supreme Court engagements, therefore; additional time should be granted to them.

Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) lawyer said that high court had suspended some clauses of election act a day before.

CEC responded that a constitutional amendment has been made regarding the party presidency. He maintained that the court does not suspend any law of parliament but declare it annul instead.

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