SC reserves verdict in AML leader Sheikh Rashid disqualification case

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved verdict over disqualification case against Awami Muslim League (AML) leader Sheikh Rashid Ahmed.
A three-member bench of the court headed by Justice Sheikh Azmat Saeed heard the case filed by PML-N leader from Rawalpindi Shakeel Awan. During the course of proceedings, the counsel for Shakeel Awan’s appeared before the bench and stated that Sheikh Rasheed concealed his assets in 2013 elections, he showed the worth of a plot in Bahria Town at around Rs 10 million, however, the booking of the plot began from over Rs 4.8 million.
He alleged that Sheikh Rasheed also did not show his complete land records of Fateh Jang. The court however, observed that the mistake either intentional or unintentional would result in disqualification and reserved the verdict.—APP