Supreme Court reinstates PPP MNA

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Supreme Court reinstates PPP MNA

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday restored Nawab Ali Wasaan of Pakistan Peoples Party as member of the National Assembly setting aside the decision of election tribunal to de-seat him.

Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan gave the verdict after hearing a petition filed by Nawab Ali Wasaan against against tribunal’s decision to declare his rival candidate Ghous Ali Shah of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) as victor NA-215 Khairpur, Sindh.

Ghous Ali Shah had challenged Wasaan’s victory in the general election 2013 before the election tribunal citing irregularities and rigging committed by the latter.

Nawab Wassan had got 91,809 votes and Ghous Ali Shah 66,481 votes.- APP