Pakistan's Supreme Court on Tuesday declared Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani ineligible for office, local television channels reported, plunging the country into another political crisis.
In April, the Supreme Court found Gilani guilty of contempt of court for refusing to reopen corruption cases against the president. Gilani's lawyer, Fawad Chaudhry, said only parliament could dismiss the prime minister.
(Reporting by Qasim Nauman; Writing by Michael Georgy; Editing by Ed Lane)
(Source : Reuters)