LAHORE- A writ petition has been moved to the Supreme Court Lahore Registry challenging eligibility of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chief Imran Khan and its leader Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Pakistan Awami Tehreek Chief Dr Tahirul Qadri and Awami Muslim League chief Sheikh Rashid for allegedly deviating from the Constitution.
The petition was moved by Watan Party through its leader Barrister Zafarullah Khan.
The petitioner submitted that Imran Khan, Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Sheikh Rashid took oath under the Constitution but started their deviation from the Constitution.
They also refused to obey the Constitution by their acts, he said. The petitioner further said workers of PAT and PTI unlawfully entered the PTV headquarters and ransacked the premises besides harassing the employees of the State run broadcast.
He said that the act of the respondents fell within the ambit of sedition.
He prayed to the court to declare the respondents permanently disqualified to be member of the Parliament.