Gandapur gets big relief as IHC dismisses 13 cases


ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court has dismissed 13 cases registered against PTI leader Ali Amin Gandapur over violence during the protest and May 25 march against the Election Commission of Pakistan’s verdict to disqualify Imran Khan.

IHC’s Justice Tariq Mehmood Jahangiri accepted Ali Amin Gandapur’s plea for the dismissal of cases against him. Two of the petitions, however, were withdrawn by the lawyer of the PTI leader.

SHO’s and investigating officers of around 15 police stations in the Islamabad High Court. Justice Jahangiri, during the hearing, issued the order on the PTI leader’s petitions.

Earlier in February, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) has suspended the Election Commission of Pakistan’s order disqualifying Umar Amin Gandapur, the brother of federal minister Ali Amin Gandapur.

IHC Chief justice Athar Minallah had suspended the ECP order on the request of Umar Amin Gandapur.

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The IHC had sought explanation from the ECP on the disqualification of Umar Amin Gandapur.

Earlier, Federal Minister Ali Amin Gandapur’s brother Umar Amin Gandapur had challenged the election commission’s decision in the Islamabad High Court.