SC disqualifies PTI MNA, orders re-election in NA-162

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ISLAMABAD, May 25 (APP): The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld an Election Tribunal verdict and disqualified Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Member National Assembly (MNA) Rai Hassan Nawaz elected from NA-162 Checha Watni.

The court also ordered re-election in the constituency.
The three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali heard the case filed by Rai Hassan Nawaz against his disqualification by an ET.

The Election Tribunal disqualified Hassan Nawaz for concealing details of his assets on the application of his opponent candidate Haji Yaqoob.

The court ordered re-election in the constituency and disposed of the case.