SC TO HEAR PLEA AGAINST KUL­SOOM

The Asian Age - - World -

Is­lam­abad: The Supreme Court has ad­mit­ted for hear­ing a pe­ti­tion against a Lahore High Court de­ci­sion to dis­miss ap­pli­ca­tions chal­leng­ing the can­di­da­ture of PML-N can­di­date Kul­soom Nawaz for the NA-120 by-elec­tion, re­ported the Dawn.

The top court will hear the pe­ti­tion on Septem­ber 18, a day after the NA-120 by-poll is sched­uled to be held.

The PPP nom­i­nee for the NA-120 by­poll, Faisal Mir, had chal­lenged the LHC ver­dict in the apex court on Fri­day. Ac­cord­ing to a cause list is­sued by the court, a three-mem­ber bench headed by Jus­tice Gulzar Ahmed will hear his ap­pli­ca­tion.

Kul­soom Nawaz

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