ISLAMABAD: Election Tribunal has declared the election of the Punjab assembly constituency Hafizabad PP-107 as null and void, ordered for holding a by-poll for this seat, Aaj News reported.
The case was heard by Judge of Election Tribunal Kazim Ali Malik.
During the proceedings, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N)’s candidate for Hafizabad PP-107 Punjab assembly seat, Nighat Intasar had filed a petition against the winning independent candidate Shoaib Nawaz alleging irregularities. Nighat Intazar said that the independent candidate has won by rigging. The candidate also showed the proves in the court.
After the irregularities were proved by the candidate, Election Tribunal declared the election null and void and directed the Election Commission to hold by-poll in this constituency.