ISLAMABAD: A three-member larger bench of Islamabad High Court (IHC) has sought a response from Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan in a case seeking his disqualification for ‘concealing’ his daughter Tyrian Jade White in nomination papers, ARY News reported on Thursday.
A larger bench headed by IHC Chief Justice Justice Amir Farooq comprising Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiyani and Justice Arbab Muhammad Tahir heard the plea seeking Imran Khan’s disqualification.
In the latest development, the petitioner has submitted a 138-page petition, asking the high court to make the 12 additional documents part of the proceedings, stating that they would not change the nature of the case.
Following the submission of the miscellaneous plea, the IHC issued notices to the former prime minister and asked him to submit reply by March 13.
It should be remembered that the application was filed, last year, by Muhammad Sajid, a citizen of Islamabad, seeking Khan’s disqualification.
The plaintiff in his plea stated that former prime minister Khan used to deny his ‘daughter’ Tyrian White.
It was said in the petition that the former prime minister knows that there are evidence against him, Khan cannot hold the position of public office or party chief, Imran Khan should be disqualified under Article 621F.