Gilgit Baltistan Supreme Court orders halt to CM election
Police seal assembly building after surrounding it
By News Desk
July 5, 2023 04:15 PM
The Supreme Appellate Court in Gilgit Baltistan has ordered a halt to the election for new chief minister, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
Hearing a petition submitted by one Haji Gilbar, the top court on Wednesday issued the stay order against the election for new CM.
A schedule to elect the new chief minister of Gilgit Baltistan was also issued on Wednesday.
GB Assembly sealed
In a major development, the police on Wednesday sealed Gilgit Baltistan Assembly after surrounding the building.
Several police vehicles entered the Assembly premises.
According to sources, there is a possibility of arrest of two PTI members of the assembly. Some PTI members are wanted in different cases, the sources added.
On Tuesday last, Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Court had disqualified Khalid Khurshid Khan as the chief minister of the region over allegedly obtaining a licence from the bar council on the basis of a fake degree.
Reporter: Mehtabur Rehman