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Petition challenging Nawaz Sharif’s lifetime ban filed in SC

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ISLAMABAD: A petition challenging the lifetime ban of former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) paramount leader Nawaz Sharif has been brought to the Supreme Court.

The petition was filed through Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) president Ahsan Bhoon and the federal government has been made party in the petition.

The petition asks the court to apply the lifetime disqualification rule only in election disputes. The request also seeks interpretation of Articles 184 and 99.

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