Disqualification reference: Dissident PTI lawmakers submit reply to ECP
Dissident lawmakers of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) have submitted their replies to the Election Commission in the disqualification reference.
A three-member commission headed by the Chief Election Commissioner heard the disqualification references against 20 dissident members of the National Assembly of PTI in which Noor Alam Khan’s lawyer said that we have submitted the reply to the Election Commission while PTI Lawyer seeks time from commission.
Farrukh Altaf, Asim Nazir, Afzal Khan Dhandla, Nawab Sher Wasir, Raja Riaz, Makhdoom Samiul Hassan Gilani, Mubeen Ahmed, Basit Sultan. Aamir Gopang, Ajmal Farooq Khosa, Riaz Mazari, Javeria Zafar, Wajiha Qamar, Nazhat Pathan, Ahmed Hussain Dheer, Rana Qasim Noon, Ghaffar Wattoo and Ramesh Kumar have submitted their answers to the Election Commission.
The lawyer of dissident PTI lawmaker Aamir Liaquat Hussain told the commission that his clients could not reach for signing the reply, he will get it signed today and submit the reply.
The Chief Election Commissioner said that it seemed to us that the lawyers of the dissident members would ask for time.
Later, the ECP directed the parties to give their arguments tomorrow and said that they should complete their arguments by Tuesday.
Balochistan Election Commission member Shah Mohammad Jatoi said that the commission has to decide by May 14.
The ECP adjourned further hearing on the references till tomorrow.