SC adjourns Islamabad LB election case till August 27


ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned hearing of the case regarding holding of Local Bodies Election in the federal capital till August 27.

The three-member bench headed by Justice Jawwad S. Khawaja and comprising Justice Dost Muhammad Khan and Justice Maqbool Baqar heard the case regarding holding of Local Bodies Election in Islamabad.

During the course of proceeding, Aamir Rehman Additional Attorney General informed the court that the President had signed the local bodies election.He said that electoral rules and regulations have been prepared which would be uploaded on the Interior Ministery website.

He said that suggestions and objections would be sought from general public in the 15 days and later final notification would be issued in this regard.

Petitioner Syed Zafar Ali Shah said that a lot of candidates deposited fee for election in the capital but ECP did not returned security fee despite election were not held in Islamabad.

On which ECP representative informed the court that security fee would be returned to those candidates who would not participate in the election.

Source: APP

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