Verdict on Tareen election plea today

Source:  AFP Published in Current Affairs on Wednesday, August 26, 2015

MULTAN: The election tribunal will announce its verdict on the petition of former secretary general of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Jahangir Tareen on Wednesday (today) against alleged rigging in NA-154 in 2013 election.

The election tribunal on Aug 20 had reserved its verdict after the lawyers of both the parties completed their arguments.

According to results, Mr Tareen’s rival, an independent candidate Muhammad Siddique Khan Baloch who later joined the PML-N was declared successful by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP).

Mr Tareen alleged Mr Baloch had fake degrees besides he committed rigging on the election day.

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