Reference filed against ECP members in SJC


ISLAMABAD: A reference has been filed against the Members of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC).

The reference was filed on Wednesday by Gohar Nawaz Sindhu Advocate of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Lawyers Forum in his individual capacity.

It has been filed under Article 209 of the Constitution.All the four ECP Members have been made party.

Gohar Nawaz prayed the Supreme Judicial Commission to take action against the ECP Members for allegedly committing irregularities in the 2013 general election.

He prayed the nominated members were responsible for electoral irregularities, therefore, they should be removed under Article 209 of the Constitution.

He also pleaded,”All the members of the Election Commission of Pakistan should also be stopped from performing their duties till the verdict.”

The petitioner also prayed for taking action against all the four provincial Election Commissioners.

APP

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