After D-Chowk protest PTI gets first relief from Supreme Court of Pakistan

Imran Khan (3)

ISLAMABAD – The Supreme Court of Pakistan has cancelled the verdict of Election Tribunal against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)’s lawmaker Qaiser Jamal from NA 47 FATA and retained his membership of National Assembly.

According to the details the highest apex court cancelled the order of Election Tribunal on Thursday while hearing the plea of Qaiser Jamal.

Tribunal suspended the membership of Qaiser Jamal on May 5 and ordered re-poll in the constituency. 

Qaiser Jamal’s victory was challenged by independent candidate Abid Rahman, whose petition was pending with the ET. The petition was heard by Justice Yahya Zahid Gilani.

Justice Gilani suspended Qaiser Jamal’s membership of National Assembly and ordered repolling.

NA-47 has registered vote bank of around 131,000 people.

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