After Pakistan Supreme Court warned that it would initiate suo motu proceedings if the Punjab police failed to register an FIR regarding the assassination attempt on former prime minister Imran Khan, the provincial police finally registered the case under terrorism charges, with detained suspect Naveed being nominated as the prime accused.
Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Umar Ata Bandial on Thursday said that it was clear that the April 3 ruling of National Assembly Deputy Speaker Qasim Khan Suri, which dismissed the no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Imran Khan, was erroneous.
The Supreme Court of Pakistan notes that the money trail submitted by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan regarding a sum of nearly 100,000 pounds was inconsistent.
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) issues a notice to the PML-N for the appointment of a new party leader.
Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain has called a session of the national assembly on August 1 for the election of an interim prime minister, DawnNews reports.
Nawaz Sharif had benefited immensely twice in the past by the rulings of the Pakistan Supreme Court. But last Friday's ruling delivered by the apex court not only caused his downfall, it also made his future in politics uncertain.
Pakistan's top court orders the prime minister be investigated for corruption, in a highly anticipated decision that granted Nawaz Sharif a temporary reprieve as judges said there was insufficient evidence to oust him from power.