Disqualification Case: Fawad Chaudhry appears before IHC

Muhammad UsmanMultimedia Journalist

01st Sep, 2020. 07:13 pm
Disqualification case: Fawad Chaudhry appears before IHC

Federal Minister of Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has appeared before Islamabad High Court on 9th October 2019.

Chief justice Athar Minallah heard the disqualification case. Justice Athar Minallah heard the case, he gave the parties more time of three weeks to file a written reply. Petitioner Sami Ibrahim’s lawyer Raja Rizwan Abbasi was also present in the hearing.

During the hearing, Chief Justice Athar Minallah gave his remarks. He said, “Political cases will affect the reputation of the judiciary”.

On the other hand, Federal Minister Fawad Chaudhry said that the petitioner is not a Pakistani citizen. A petition has been filed against the federal Minister of Science and Technology in the Islamabad High Court.

BOL News anchor Sami Ibrahim has filed the petition to disqualify Fawad Chaudhry. He highlighted that the minister has concealed his assets when declaring them to the Election Commission of Pakistan and hence.

He demanded IHC that Chaudhry should be disqualified under Article 62(1) (f) of the Constitution.

According to the constitutional article, a person should be disqualified as a member of the national or provincial legislatures if he is not ‘Sadiq and Ameen’ – truthful and trustworthy.

The petition mentioned, “That Respondent No 1 ( Fawad Chaudhry ), with mala fide intention and ulterior motives, concealed his assets, cost of assets and provided wrong & false statement of his own and spouses’ assets and their cost in FORM-B( statement of Assets and Liabilities) along with Nomination Papers”.

Disqualification Case: Fawad Chaudhry appears before IHC

Disqualification Case: Fawad Chaudhry appears before IHC

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