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n a prayer making a request on behalf of one's self.
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The petitioner who agrees to bring a petitioner on behalf of an unsuccessful candidate should be ready to meet the consequences of the failed petition and cannot hide behind a sponsored petitioner," said Judge Omondi.
The petitioners claimed the Caap unlawfully gave RPEI the permit.
The petitioners prayed to the court to invalidate Ongeri's victory on grounds he was not validly elected.
The lawyer argued that the petitioners fulfilled the required criteria for appointment against the posts of primary school teachers, yet, the officials were denying them the job, which was a sheer violation of their fundamental rights enshrined in the Constitution.
The petitioners said that the impact and velocity of the dumping and open burning of solid waste in Malir River at Korangi Causeway could be judged from the Google images from year 2005 to 2017.
The petitioners said that the impact and velocity of the dumping and open burning of the solid waste in Malir Nadi at Korangi Causeway could be judged from the comparison of Google images, of this area, from the year 2005 to 2017.
However, the petitioners' counsel insisted that no police constables were deputed at the residence of the petitioners.
The four weeks that the petitioners have spent in detention is time lost which petitioners could never recover.
It is prayed the court that names of petitioners should be excluded from the list of fourth schedule.
But the initial high success rate for petitioners lessened that concern.
One of the petitioners Mohammad Zohaib is a DC based IT expert who was visiting his family members in Islamabad while the shutdown happened.
Earlier, petitioners counsel, argued that the petitioner, in light of courts direction, had filed a representation before home secretary against his detention.