Punjab

Nawaz Sharif Terms Supreme Court Judgment Expected And Vengeful

PML (N) leader Nawaz Sharif has responded to the Supreme Court judgment by terming it as expected and vengeful.
Talking to workers at his residence in Jaati Umra, Nawaz Sharif said that no one can snatch people’s leadership from them.
“It is apparent that the target of all these judgments is my person,” he said.
He directed workers to show restraint and remain steadfast in face of injustice.
Earlier, the Supreme Court of Pakistan declared Nawaz Sharif and Jehangir Tareen disqualified for the life, under Article 62(1)(f) of the Constitution today.
Four members bench headed by the Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Sadiq Nisar, Justice Azmat Saeed Shaikh, Justice Umer Atta Bandiyal, Justice Aijazul Ahsan and Justice Sajjad Ali Shah announced the verdict.A five-member larger bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, had reserved the verdict while hearing several petitions to determine the time-period a lawmaker would remain disqualified for after being de-seated in violation of Article 62(1)(f) and other election laws.