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Faisal Vawda seeks stay in disqualification case

The PTI leader resigned as MNA on March 3

SAMAA | - Posted: Mar 8, 2021 | Last Updated: 7 months ago
SAMAA |
Posted: Mar 8, 2021 | Last Updated: 7 months ago

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Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Faisal Vawda has filed a petition in the Sindh High Court seeking to prevent the Election Commission of Pakistan from proceeding in a disqualification case against him.

In his plea, the PTI leader requested the court to issue a stay order. The court will hear the case Tuesday.

Earlier, Vawda resigned as a National Assembly member after casting his vote in the Senate election. The record relating to his resignation was sent to the Islamabad High Court.

The court, in its orders, stated that the PTI leader could not be declared ineligible as he had resigned as an MNA.

It directed the ECP to review the case and make a judgment in light of the Supreme Court’s verdicts.

Advocate Qadir Khan Mandokhail had filed a petition in the election tribunal. He had challenged the returning officer’s decision to approve Vawda’s nomination papers.

Mandokhail said that Vawda hid his US citizenship and didn’t deserve to hold any public post.

The returning officer did not listen to any reservations, he had said. The returning officer’s actions were illegal and unconstitutional.

Vawda submitted his nomination papers on June 11, 2018, which were accepted on June 18, 2018. He is accused of submitting the application to renounce his US citizenship on June 22, 2018 and hiding his dual nationality while submitting the nomination papers.

The petition moved the court to disqualify Vawda in the light of Supreme Court’s verdicts.

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