NA-122 rigging case, NADRA submits reports to Election Tribunal

LAHORE: National Database and Registration Authority officials will present forensic report of the alleged rigging in NA-122 at the Election Tribunal today, Aaj News reported.

Election Tribunal’s judge Justice Kazim Malik had ordered NADRA officials to present the report till May 8 but a delay on Nadra’s part caused the hearing to delay.

Muslim League-Nawaz’s Ayaz Sadiq emerged victorious from NA-122 constituency in the general elections. However, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan has already applied a complaint against  possible rigging in elections.

NA-122 rigging case, NADRA submit reports to Election Tribunal

NADRA submitted their reports to Election Tribunal on possible rigging in NA-122 constituency. The report is consisted of 781 pages.

The reports disclosed irregularities on a large scale. Case proceeding will be heard on a new date, 16th May.

According to the forensic reports, 93,882 voters were not verified because of bad printing, 73,478 thumbs were verified.

Around 6,015 national identity cards did not have a record in NADRA, 225 duplicate NIC’s were in record while one was recorded three times.

570 people did not belonged to the NA-122 constituency, 1,715 ballot papers were found blank.

Imran Khan’s lawyer, Aziz Sajid told that irregularities were found on large basis.

Sardar Ayaz Sadiq’s lawyer raised a point that no sign of rigging was reported, he also added that Imran Khan should stop misleading the people.

Election Tribunal’s chairman Kazim Malik has called the Chairman of NADRA, Deputy Director and other concern authorities on 16th May.