Imran Khan’s nomination papers for NA-108 Faisalabad rejected
The nomination papers filed by PTI chairperson Imran Khan to contest by-elections from National Assembly Constituency NA-108 were rejected.
NA-108 Faisalabad’s Returning Officer, Irfan Kausar has released a list of 12 candidates participating in the by-election, in which Imran Khan’s name is not included.
Imran Khan’s nomination papers have been rejected due to non-disclosure of assets and liabilities.
Huda Ali Gohar, Spokesperson of Provincial Election Commissioner Punjab, said in an explanatory statement that the nomination papers of Imran Khan were not rejected due to the issue of signature verification, but because the details of the assets were not satisfactory.
Taking to twitter, PTI leader Farrukh Habib said that, same nomination papers of Imran Khan were submitted from 9 constituencies and nomination papers were approved from 8 constituencies.
He said that, Returning Officer has rejected the nomination papers without justification, but it will be challenged immediately and Imran Khan’s papers will be restored.
“He will contest the election from NA-108 Faisalabad,” he added.