ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Nasirul Mulk has formed a judicial commission to investigate alleged rigging in the 2013 general elections, Express News reported on Wednesday.
The three-member commission will be headed by the chief justice himself and will comprise of Justice Ameer Hani Muslim and Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan.
The commission’s first meeting will be held Friday afternoon at the Supreme Court building, and a final report is expected to be submitted to the federal government in the next 45 days.
On April 2, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and the ruling Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz formally signed an agreement paving way for the formation of a judicial commission through a presidential decree to investigate allegations of massive rigging in the 2013 general elections.
Imran Khan’s party had staged a 126-day long sit-in in Islamabad, demanding a probe into the 2013 elections.