ECP terminates PML-N MPA's membership

Election commission also restores membership of PML-N's Tariq Mehmood Bajwa (PP-170).


Web Desk July 07, 2014

The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) terminated the provincial assembly membership of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MPA Muhammad Yaqoob Nadeem Sethi (PP-175) on Monday, Express News reported.

The decision was taken by an election tribunal on rigging allegations leveled against the MPA. The ECP issued a notification in this regard after the tribunal's decision.

The ECP also restored the membership of another Punjab assembly member, PML-N's Tariq Mehmood Bajwa (PP-170). Bajwa, who had earned a BA from Bahauddin Zakariya University, had earlier been accused of having a fake degree.

His membership was restored after the Supreme Court decided in his favour.

COMMENTS (16)

Ebad | 7 years ago | Reply

@ Adnan Siddiqui Jahangir Tareen? Legislator? Stay order? Really? Jahangir Tareen's constituency NA-154 is one of the four constituency that PTI is asking for thumb verification for the past one year. Senseless worshiper you said and you were right.

Salman | 7 years ago | Reply

Memberships of several parliamentarians of many parties have been terminated on rigging and bogus degree issues. No-one of mainstream parties like PML-N, PPP, PTI, PML-Q and MQM are spared. Many cases are pending against MNAs & MPAs of these and other parties. Almost all parties and candidates try to manipulate elections. Rigging takes place from all sides in Pakistan.

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