Sharif’s disqualification may ignite political crisis in Pakistan: legal experts

February 26th, 2009 - 7:33 pm ICT by admin  

Islamabad, Feb.26 (ANI): Legal experts have warned that the Supreme Court’s order to ban the Sharif’s -Nawaz and Shahbaz from contesting elections,will precipitate a major political crisis in Pakistan.

But they also said that the ruling was as per law.

“The courts in the country were independent and the SC verdict that disqualified the Sharif brothers was in accordance with the law,” The Daily Times quoted Barrister Ahmad Raza Qasuri, as saying.

Qasuri expressed his lament over court verdict being viewed as a ‘biased’ one.

Senior lawyers Khalid Ranjha and SM Zafar also that the verdict could create a difficult political situation in the country

Former Law Minister Wasi Zafar feared the decision might ignite a political crisis in Pakistan.

Retired justice Tariq Mehmood said the apex court’s verdict was in accordance with law, but it should have taken into consideration the consequences. (ANI)

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