Former AJK PM dealt ‘technical’ blow

The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Supreme Court rejected on Wednesday Sardar Tanveer Ilyas’s enchantment challenging his disqualification on technical grounds.
Ilyas an afternoon in advance from his function as a member of the legislative meeting and as top-quality on contempt charges.

Ilyas had circuitously pinned the blame on the judiciary for impairing the functioning of his government and interfering within the domain of the government via the supply of live orders. He had claimed that a multimillion Saudi-funded schooling venture became incomplete due to a courtroom order.

He had additionally spoken in opposition to the courtroom orders to reopen tobacco factories that were worried in tax evasion really worth billions of rupees.

Following his disqualification, the AJK Election Commission Secretariat had issued a notification, stating: “Pursuant to the judgment dated April eleven, 2023, handed via the Honourable High Court of Azad Jammu and Kashmir in Robkar Adalat vs Tanvir Ilyas, Prime Minister Govt of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, and sub-article (2) of Article 25 of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir Interim Constitution 1974, the Chief Election Commissioner AJK hereby issued notification of disqualification of Tanvir Ilyas as member AJK Legislative Assembly.”

It is “with effect from April eleven, 2023, in effect thereof the notification dated July 27, 2021, to the extent of maintaining him as a lower back candidate from the AJK Legislative Assembly Constituency No LA-XV, Bagh-II stands rescinded with effect from April 11, 2023.”

On Monday, the superior courts of AJK had served notices to Ilyas searching for an evidence about his function on derogatory comments about the judiciary in speeches at public gatherings. On Tuesday, the top minister have been requested to appear earlier than the AJK High Court and Supreme Court.

On Tuesday, the overall bench of the excessive court suggested the decision, convicted him for statements against the judiciary and sentenced him.

The court had taken observe of Ilyas’ anti-judiciary statements and had not general his apology. Subsequently, Ilyas filed an attraction inside the AJK Supreme Court praying for his conviction to be overturned.

The apex courtroom, however, rejected his plea on technical grounds with SC Chief Justice Raja Saeed Akram gazing that it turned into “incompetently worded”. He referred to that the plea cited Ilyas because the high minister despite the fact that the high court’s order become nonetheless keeping floor. CJ Akram however accepted Ilyas’ attorney to document a sparkling plea in court.

Meanwhile, the AJK leader secretary’s workplace has issued a notification mentioning that Khawaja Farooq Ahmed has been appointed because the interim top of the line.

The notification changed into issued late final night time pointing out that “the president of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, inside the exercising of powers vested in him under sub-article (1) of Article 17 of the AJK Constitution, is pleased to name upon Khawaja Farooq Ahmed, the maximum senior minister, to perform functions of the Office of the Prime Minister till a new top minister has been appointed and elected upon his office”.

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