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lifetime disqualification

Full text of the Supreme Court order in Nawaz Sharif’s lifetime disqualification

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Friday disqualified former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Jahangir Tareen for life, in a verdict deemed historic by many in the political circles of the country. A five-member bench of the top court, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, had earlier on Feb 14 reserved the verdict on as many as 17 petitions seeking to determine the length of disqualification under Article 62(1)(f) – the provision under which former prime minister…