LAHORE - Justice Khalid Mahmood Khan of the Lahore High Court on Wednesday sought more arguments on the maintainability of a petition challenging the eligibility of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf Chairman Imran Khan.

Advocate Ghazi Illmuddin, a lawyer-petitioner, had filed the petition submitting that Imran Khan had been involved in many illegal and unethical activities.

He alleged that Imran Khan had many unethical scandals in his life, so he did not fulfill the requirements set by Article 62, 63 of the Constitution.

The petitioner-lawyer requested the court to declare him disqualified for contesting elections and heading a political party. During the course of hearing, the judge asked the counsel to produce an authority letter in the court that how the eligibility of politician might be challenged.

The court adjourned the proceedings with directions to the petitioner-lawyer to come up with more arguments on the maintainability of the petition.

Meanwhile, Barrister Syed Javed Iqbal Jafree filed a miscellaneous application in the Lahore High Court requesting for early hearing of a petition against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s foreign assets. The petitioner-lawyer said that the main petition was filed in 1991 but still was pending. He said it was a public money which was taken abroad by him.

The petitioner requested the court to hear the case as soon as possible, so that the public money could be brought back in the country.