ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court docket (SC) on Friday disqualified Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) MPA from Shangla, Abdul Munim Khan, for using solid documents to retain his device as a authorities employee.
Khan, who is serving as an adviser to KP Chief Minister Pervez Khattak and a explicit assistant to the executive minister for tourism, was disqualified as a results of a petition filed by Jamiat Ulema Islam’s (JUI) Sher Alam.
The PTI MPA was disqualified over allegations that he resigned from his device of a authorities faculty teacher in the Kohistan district handiest two days forward of the 2013 elections.
In his petition, Alam had acknowledged that the regulations did no longer allow a authorities servant to contest elections except there was a two-year hole between the elections and their time of retirement.
Following the SC’s ruling this day, the ECP was ordered to denotify Khan steady now.
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), in April 2017, had disqualified Khan on Alam’s petition; nonetheless, the PTI MPA had taken a live on the ECP’s allege from the Islamabad High Court docket (IHC).