Supreme Court to hear Jahangir Tareen’s disqualification case today

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan is hearing today (Wednesday) PML-N leader Hanif Abbasi’s petition seeking the disqualification of PTI Chairman Imran Khan and General Secretary Jahangir Tareen.

A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Umar Ata Bandial and Justice Faisal Arab is hearing the petition since November 2016.

In today’s proceeding, the bench will take up Jahangir Tareen’s financial matters.

Hanif Abbasi, in his petition, seeks disqualification of Imran Khan and Jahangir Khan Tareen for not disclosing before the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) their assets and offshore companies.

Abbasi also claims that the PTI leaders are running the party through foreign aid.

He has appealed the apex court to unseat them for violations of the Income Tax Ordinance 1979 and Peoples Act 1974.

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