NA-125 rigging case: SC annuls tribunal?s verdict against Saad Rafique
LAHORE: The Ideally suited Court docket on Thursday dominated in Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz chief Khawaja Saad Rafique’s favour in a case bearing on alleged rigging in NA-125 constituency all through the 2013 common election.
Accepting Rafique’s enchantment, a two-member bench of the apex court docket’s Lahore Registry annulled a choice by means of an election tribunal which had declared ballot ends up in NA-125 null and void and ordered by-election within the constituency.
Rafique had defeated Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf candidate Hamid Khan within the stated constituency all through the 2013 elections. Hamid had then filed an utility within the election tribunal levelling allegations of rigging in opposition to the previous federal minister.
The tribunal had ordered by-election in NA-125 and disqualified Rafique from contesting within the constituency, following which the PML-N chief had approached the Ideally suited Court docket to enchantment in opposition to the verdict.
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