Supreme Court issues notice in PTI plea for re-election in PK-90
ISLAMABAD, Feb 6: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chitral is believed to have sailed through a petition from Supreme Court registrar office, challenging the verdict of an election tribunal directives for holding re-polling in only seven polling stations of upper Chitral, it has been learnt.
Well-placed sources told ChitralToday that the efforts made by the leadership of PTI Chitral had finally borne fruits as the petition was likely to be taken up by the apex court within a few days. the petition has sought re-election in the whole constituency due to disclosure of wide-spread rigging in the constituency. In this regard, the registrar of the court has issued notices to the parties concerned, including the PPP, APML and the JUI.
The PTI leader, Rehmat Ghazi Khan from PK-90 Chitral II, in his petition had made suspended MPA Ghulam Muhammad of All Pakistan Muslim league (APML) and Maulana Hussain Ahmed of Jamiat Ulema Islam-Fazal (JUI-F) as party in the case.
The sources confirmed that the notices have been issued to the concerned parties on January 29 to submit their replies to the apex court in response to the petition filed by Ghazi Khan.
Suspended MPA Ghulam Muhammad and Maulana Hussain Ahmed could not be contacted for comments about the notices issued to them by the apex court registrar. Click here for details about the PTI petition.