The Supreme Court has announced its verdict in the disqualification case pertaining to Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rasheed, declaring him fit to hold office.

A three-member bench headed by Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed and comprising Justice Qazi Faez Isa and Justice Sajjad Ali Shah will announce the decision; the bench had reserved the verdict on March 20, 2018.

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The petition seeking disqualification of firebrand leader was filed by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s Shakeel Awan who lost the 2013 general election to Rasheed.

Shakeel, who happens to be a relative of PTI’s Babr Awan, claimed that the AML chief mis-declared his assets in his nomination papers and owned the error as well.

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