SC restores Sheikh Mohammad Akram’s NA-89 membership

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ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – The Supreme Court (SC) on Wednesday declared Sheikh Mohammad Akram as returned candidate from NA-89 constituency of Jhang district.

Supreme Court’s justice Qazi Faiz Issa announced the verdict on Sheikh Mohammad Akram’s appeal against election tribunal’s decision.

The apex court had reserved its verdict on December 8.

Announcing the decision, the court also declared the decision of election tribunal as null and void.

The tribunal had disqualified PML-N MNA Sheikh Muhammad Akram as he did not mention about FIR registered against him in his nomination papers.

The tribunal had also directed the Election Commission of Pakistan to notify runner-up candidate Maulana Ludhianvi, as elected.

Later, Sheikh Akram challenged the Election Tribunal and ECP‘s decision in the apex court.

2016-02-03

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