ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will conduct hearing of the issue of leaked video of former Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani’s son Ali Gilani about Senate elections on March 11.
The application to this effect was filed by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s parliamentarians Kanwal Shauzab and Farrukh Habib.
According to the ECP spokesperson, the commission will also listen to the matter pointed out by the Pakistan Peoples Party leader Nayyar Bukhari in his application submitted with the ECP regarding the alleged corrupt practices during recently held Senate polls.
On Mar 4, Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani haf called on former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gillani at his residence in Islamabad and congratulated him on his victory in the Senate elections.
Yousaf’s son, Ali Haider Gilani, who is also alleged of offering money to PTI senators in a bid to buy their votes, had tweeted a video in which Sanjrani could be seen enjoying a pleasant moment with Yousaf Gillani at his house.
On Mar 3, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Gillani was elected as a senator on the general seat of Islamabad by bagging 169 votes. While, the PTI’s candidate Abdul Hafeez Sheikh was defeated after receiving 164 votes, in a big upset.