PAKISTAN COURT: INSUFFICIENT EVIDENCE TO REMOVE SHARIF

SUPREME COURT RULES NOT ENOUGH EVIDENCE TO ORDER PRIME MINISTER'S REMOVAL OVER ALLEGED CORRUPTION, ORDERS INVESTIGATION.

FOLLOWING THE ANNOUNCEMENT, BOTH SHARIF'S RULING PML-N AND OPPOSITION LEADER IMRAN KHAN'S PTI PARTY CLAIMED THE VERDICT AS A VICTORY .

Islamabad, Pakistan - Pakistan's Supreme Court has ruled there was insufficient evidence to oust Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over corruption allegations, but has ordered a high-level investigation into the charges.
Following the announcement, both Sharif's ruling PML-N and opposition leader Imran Khan's PTI party claimed the verdict as a "victory".
In a dissenting note in the verdict, which is not binding, two judges on the bench declared that Sharif should stand disqualified for having lied about his sources of income.

Islamabad, Pakistan - Pakistan's Supreme Court has ruled there was insufficient evidence to oust Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif over corruption allegations, but has ordered a high-level investigation into the charges. The court...

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