Pakistan High Court Docket Disqualifies Pm From Serving

Bangash/AP Pakistan high court disqualifies PM from servingPakistan’s Supreme Court has disqualified Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from serving because of allegations of corruption.
Pakistani security officers stand guard outside the Supreme Court building and Parliament In Islamabad, Pakistan, on July 28.
Story Continued BelowIt is not the first time the judiciary has ordered dismissal of the elected prime minister.
In 2012, the court convicted the then-Premier Yusuf Raza Gilani in a contempt case, forcing him to step down.
Friday’s decision by a five-judge panel of the court was not surprising as many legal experts and opposition leaders were expecting punitive measures against Sharif and his family.

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