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Justice Khawaja Sharif of LHC repays his debt to Sharifs

Hal jaza al ihsan illal ihsan (“Is the reward of goodness anything other than goodness?”)

True to highest standards of Islamic ideals, Justice Khawaja Sharif of the Lahore High Court today ensured to repay the goodness done to him by Shahbaz Sharif and Nawaz Shaif by dismissing petitions seeking their disqualification.

Before you read the following most recent news report, you may wish to read the following two articles that we published on LUBP in May 2010:

Justice Khawaja Sharif ka safarnama – by Khaled Ahmed
https://lubpak.net/archives/12073

Some excerpts from Justice Khawaja Sharif’s books – by Kamran Shahid
https://lubpak.net/archives/10592

Now, by all means progress to the recent development in the Lahore High Court:

LHC dismisses petitions against Sharif Brothers
Source: Samaa TV, Updated on: 17 Jun 10 07:39 PM

LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) has dismissed two petitions seeking disqualification of the Sharif brothers, sources said Thursday.

The petitions were filed by Shahid Orakzai.

For Shahbaz Shahrif, applicant Shahid Orakzai has claimed that the CM Punjab has committed rigging in general elections on PP-Bukkur constituency, and also violated election laws by contesting for a new seat without resigning from the first.

The petitions against Shahbaz Sharif were rejected due to lawyer’s absence in the proceedings.

About Nawaz, Orakzai claimed that he was convicted in hijacking cases and some others. Therefore, he should be disqualified.

The LHC rejected the plea against Nawaz saying that it was ineffective as the polls in NA-52 and NA-127 have been held. SAMAA

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