Pak government files review petition against Sharif brothers disqualification

March 19th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI  

Nawaz Sharif

Islamabad, Mar.19 (ANI): The Pakistan Government has filed a review petition in the Supreme Court challenging the apex courts verdict which disqualified former Pakistan Prime Minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif and his brother Shahbaz Sharif from contesting elections.
According to The News, the petition was filed by Attorney General of Pakistan, Sardar Muhammad Latif Khan Khosa.
Khosa met President Asif Ali Zardari before filing the petition, the sources said.
Four different petitions have been filed by the Pakistan Government against the apex courts verdict.
The Supreme Court of Pakistan in its verdict on February 25 had termed the Sharif brothers ineligible for contesting elections.
The verdict saw large scale public protest across Pakistan. (ANI)

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