ISLAMABAD: The Election of Pakistan on Friday de-notified Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chief from the Higher Home of the Parliament.
In a notification issued right now, it learn that: “by way of Article 63(1)(g) of the Structure of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973, the Election Fee of Pakistan herby points Notification of disqualification of Nehal Hashmi as Senator with impact from 1.02.2018”.
The ECP introduced by-election on his seat might be held earlier than the scheduled basic March three election.
The Supreme Courtroom had served Hashmi with a contempt discover following a speech to staff in Karachi final yr, during which he had threatened the prime minister’s unidentified enemies.
The three-member bench of headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and comprising Justices Dost Mohammad and Maqbool Baqar introduced the 2-1 choice on Thursday, sentencing him to one-month imprisonment and Rs50,000 positive.
The apex courtroom additionally dominated that Hashmi stood disqualified from holding public workplace for a interval of 5 years underneath Article 63 (1)(g) of the structure.
Hashmi was taken into police custody from the premises of the Supreme Courtroom and shifted to the Secretariat Police Station and later Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi.
In the meantime, Hashmi on Friday was shifted to the hospital at Adiala Jail after complaining of chest ache.