IHC stops ECP to conduct by-election on NA-196 seat of Soomro

By: News Desk
Published: 09:25 PM, 19 Aug, 2022
IHC stops ECP to conduct by-election on NA-196 seat of Soomro
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The Islamabad High Court stopped the Election Commission from holding the by-election on the NA-196 Jackabad seat of Mohammad Mian Soomro.

According to the 24news HD TV channel, the IHC Justice Mian Gul Hasan Aurangzeb issued a decision that was reserved by the court earlier.

The court said in the verdict that the ECP should not conduct by-elections on the NA-196 Jackabad seat until the next hearing of the case in September.

The court also issued notice for a reply on the matter to the Ministry of Law, the National Assembly secretary and the ECP.

The Election Commission had de-notified Muhammad Mian Soomro for 40 days of absence from the assembly.

Reporter: Ehtisham Kiyani

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