CJP Saqib Nisar accepts PSP petition challenging Karachi census, says hearing to take place after Elections

ISLAMABAD: On Friday, Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar approvedPak Sarzameen Party’s  appeal against the registrar’s dismissal of its petition related to the recent population census in Karachi.

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The chief justice heard the appeal inside his chamber, where PSP chief and former Karachi mayor Mustafa Kamal was present.

After a brief hearing, PSP’s appeal was accepted by the chief justice and the registrar office’s objections were dismissed.

In his decision, Chief Justice Nisar observed that the hearing on the petition will be held after the general election, due on July 25, as any proceedings prior to that could impact the polls.

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