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IHC reserves verdict on Faisal Vawda contempt case

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court has reserved its verdict on the case filed against the Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda over contempt of court. 
The hearing of the case was conducted by IHC Justice Aamir Farooq who reserved the verdict. A two-week time was given to the federal minister to submit a response where the Election Commission and federation were made respondents.

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A petition was filed in which it sought contempt of court proceedings against Faisal Vawda for not submitting his reply despite court orders that were filed before the IHCon Wednesday. 
Earlier, a petition was also filed in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) seeking disqualification of Faisal Vawda over his dual nationality.
Vawda was a dual national at the time of filing nomination papers for general elections in 2018. He hid his US citizenship deliberately during the election of 2018.
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