SC suspends membership of two MPAs in fake degree case


ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday suspended the membership of two Members of Punjab Assembly, Shaukat Aziz Bhatti and Khawaja Muhammad Islam, in fake degree case.

According to the court verdict, the membership of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz MPA Shaukat Aziz Bhatti from PP-4 will remain suspended till the verification of his degree from the Higher Education Commission (HEC).

The HEC said Shaukat Aziz submitted someone else’s degree for verification.

Meanwhile, the court also suspended membership of Khawaja Islam from PP-72. He had submitted A-Level certificate that is not equivalent to Bachelor’s degree.

The apex court ordered Khawaja Islam to verify the certificate till July 15.

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