LAHORE - An election tribunal of the Lahore High Court on Tuesday adjourned hearing of a petition seeking disqualification of Punjab Minister for Information and Technology Farooq Yousaf Ghurki. The petition was filed by Iftikhar Ahmed, a citizen, against Yousaf Ghurki, PPP MPA in the Punjab Assembly, who is currently holding portfolio of Ministry of Information and Technology. The petitioner submitted that Ghurki contested elections on the basis of a bogus BA degree and thus he should be held disqualified as MPA and minister. The petitioner said Ghurki appeared in examination of Matric in 1990 and in 1992 he got a BA degree to contest elections, while according to rules no can get genuine BA degree before four years time after Matric. He said after Matric two years are needed to appear in exam of FA and then again two years sitting in BA examination, which indicated that the minister had got bogus BA degree for elections. The LHC tribunal after earning arguments adjourned further proceedings till next week. In the meanwhile, the LHC election tribunal adjourned till June 9 hearing of a petition seeking disqualification of PML-N MNA Malik Riaz that too on the basis on his bogus degree. Asif Hashmi chairman Evacuee Trust Property Board had filed petition against Malik Riaz, MNA from NA 118. The petitioner alleged that Riaz had a fake BA degree and as such liable to be declared disqualified under Article 62 and 63 of the Constitution. The petitioner had contested the election on PPP ticket and had lost against Malik Riaz. The tribunal on Tuesday framed issues in an election petition challenging BA degree of Malik Riaz and summoned the witnesses for June 9 for recording witness.