LAHORE: National Database & Registration Authority (NADRA) Thursday submitted a forensic report of thumb verification process before election tribunal in NA-118 case.
The report was submitted before election tribunal comprising Justice (R) Kazim Ali Malik who was hearing an election petition filed by PTI runner-up Hamid Zaman challenging election of PML-N MNA Malik Riaz from NA-118 Lahore Constituency.
As proceedings started, the sealed forensic report was submitted before the tribunal and it was de-sealed in the presence of parties.
The tribunal handing over copies of the report to both parties summoned Deputy Director NADRA Junaid Shaukat for August 3 for recording his statement and cross examination by the parties while adjourning the matter.
According to 734-pages report, 65,793 thumb impressions could not be verified whereas 49,132 thumb impressions matched with fingerprint data held with NADRA.