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This file photo shows former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani. - File Photo
This file photo shows former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani. - File Photo

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has filed a review petition in the Supreme Court challenging the court’s decision that disqualified him from holding a seat in the parliament and declared him ineligible, DawnNews reported.

According to sources, the court had received Gilani’s review petition challenging his disqualification through postal mail on Tuesday.

The office of the Supreme Court’s registrar raised objections to the petition, saying it was not filed during the stipulated time period and that it had been filed by Gilani himself as opposed to his counsel. The security challan was not attached with the petition either, said one of the objections raised by the registrar’s office.

Sources said the petition had been forwarded to Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry who would decide whether or not to admit it for hearing.

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Comments (4) Closed

S. A. M.
Jan 02, 2013 01:09pm
O my what time it is. I just woke up. Did I miss something?
Jan 03, 2013 07:35pm
He still has some more ephedrine left to be sold and some more Hajjis to be plundered. Took time in adjusting the previous deeds.
Jan 02, 2013 07:20pm
Review petition is greately healthy signe. Surely SC is going to review on merits.
Jan 03, 2013 01:36am
Some people never learn when to bow out.