Sep 03

Balochistan minister Syed Ahsan Shah disqualified over fake degree

QUETTA: The Balochistan High Court (BHC) disqualified provincial minister and Balochistan National Party’s (BNP) parliamentary leader Syed Ahsan Shah on Monday for possessing a fake degree, Express News reported. Ahsan Shah

Shah’s degree was challenged in the BHC by the provincial president of the National Party, Doctor Yasin Baloch.

Today, the division bench comprising Justice Jamal Mandokhel and Justice Ghulam Mustafa Mengal disqualified Shah after his degree was proven to be forged.

The court ruled that polls be held for Balochistan Assembly’s seat PB-48 (Kech-I), which falls vacant after Shah’s disqualification.