SC dismisses election tribunal’s decision to cancel the election of PTI leader Qasim Suri’s constituency. PTI leader Qasim Suri challenged the Election Tribunal’s decision in the constituency to revoke his constituency. A three-member bench headed by Justice Omar Atta Bandial heard the case. Qasim Suri’s lawyer Naeem Bukhari argued that on September 27, the Election Tribunal gave the verdict, Qasim Suri received 25973 votes while the opposing candidate got 20089 votes.
Qasim Suri’s lawyer Naeem Bukhari argued that on September 27, the Election Tribunal passed the verdict, Qasim Suri received 25973 votes while the opposing candidate got 20089 votes.
Justice Omar Ata Bandial remarked that Bukhari sir we will hear your appeal, give first arguments on the request for a stay order.
Naeem Bukhari continued to argue that my client Qasim Suri won by a margin of over 5,000 votes. Justice Ijaz-ul-Hassan inquired whether there was a by-election.
He told the court that Nadra rejected 52,000 votes on non-standard ink, how can my client be responsible for non-standard ink? Naeem Bukhari said that my client had taken 25,000 votes.
Justice Ejaz-ul-Hassan said that in the Election Tribunal there was an allegation of fraud, witnesses testified in the court of rigging, 19 witnesses appeared in court.
The court, after hearing the arguments, approved the request of Deputy Speaker Qasim Suri’s order against the Election Tribunal decision.