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Supreme Court clears ex-minister to contest election

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday declared former state minister and Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader Saira Afzal Tarar eligible to contest the July 26 election from the National Assembly constituency NA-87 Hafizabad.  A bench of the top court dismissed an appeal challenging the PML-N candidate’s eligibility to take part in the election for allegedly concealing details of her bank accounts in her nomination papers. The petitioner approached the Supreme Court, appealing against the Lahore High Court verdict…