ECP rejects plea seeking Raja Basharat’s disqualification

By: News Desk      Published: 11:19 AM, 11 Mar, 2021
ECP rejects plea seeking Raja Basharat’s disqualification

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has disposed of a petition seeking disqualification of Punjab Law Minister Raja Basharat, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

During the hearing on Thursday, the ECP declared the petition, filed by citizen Muhammad Aslam, as non-maintainable.

The petitioner claimed that Raja Basharat filed a false affidavit along with his nomination papers. Upon which the Election Commission remarked “You are objecting to the affidavit after three years.”

ECP member for Punjab Altaf Qureshi said “You remember now the affidavit was false.”

The hearing was conducted by four-member commission.

Zeeshan Bhatti reported this news.