Ex-speaker sentenced in fake degree case

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UETTA, Aug 10: District and Sessions Judge Jaffarabad Aimal Khan Bazai sentenced on Friday former speaker of the Balochistan Assembly Mir Zahoor Hussain Khosa to two years in prison for possessing a fake degree. He was also fined Rs5,000.

He was arrested after the court ruling and taken to the district jail in Dera Murad Jamali.

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Mr Khosa contested the 2008 general election as an independent candidate and was elected MPA from Dera Allah Yar. He later joined the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz.

The Supreme Court had disqualified him last year and ordered registration of a case against him.

This article originally appeared on dawn

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