Judicial Comission

Sindh Election Commissioner cross-examined in Judicial Commission

ISLAMABAD: The provincial election commissioner of Sindh Mehboob Anwar was cross-examined during the proceedings of Judicial Commission hearing on Monday, ARY News reported.

The counsel of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Shahid Hamid cross-examined the witness.

Replying a question of the counsel Anwar said that Additional Secretary Election Commission had telephoned him to help the Printing Corporation of Pakistan for additional staff.

Salman Akram Raja, the counsel of the election commission in a question asked Sindh Election Commissioner about ordering any printing press about printing of additional ballot papers after May 07. The witness replied in negation.

PTI counsel Abdul Hafeez Pirzada in his arguments said that he was unaware who has written the reply of the election commission and signed on the papers. He requested the commission for repeat cross-examination of the two witnesses.

The Chief Justice granted the request and remarked that the witness account will be finalized while hearing the audio recording.

Pirzada also requested for suspension of the cross examination of witnesses till availability of relevant documents.

The court adjourned the hearing on the request till tomorrow (Tuesday).

Imran Khan talks to media

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has said that the proceedings of the Judicial Commission (JC) would demonstrate the level of independence of the state institutions.

According to ARY News, Imran Khan was talking to media before appearing in the Judicial Commission hearing.

A three-member Judicial Commission headed by Chief Justice Nasirul Mulk inquiring into the rigging claims in May 2013 general elections.

The PTI leader referring the forensic report of NADRA about NA-122 votes said that 93,000 votes of the constituency could not be verified.

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