Disqualification sword hangs over Fawad Chaudhry’s head

Muhammad UsmanMultimedia Journalist

01st Sep, 2020. 08:29 pm
Disqualification sword hangs over Fawad Chaudhry's head

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. Fawad Chaudhry does not fulfill Article 62/63 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 Chauhdry ), 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”.

Anchor Sami Ibrahim has requested that the privileges that have been given to the Minister should be taken back, and a case should be filed against him under the criminal code.

In the petition, Fawad Chaudhry, election commission, FIA, and others have been mentioned.

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