Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Monday has sacked Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) PIB group Chief Farooq Sattar from the post of party convenership.

A five-member bench headed by Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Justice Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan announced the verdict on a plea submitted by Farooq Sattar.

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He also annuled intra-party elections of PIB wing and dismissed objections of Farooq Sattar.

Earlier, Farooq Sattar had challenged jurisdiction of ECP regarding hearing MQM-P convenership case, saying that the solution to such issues is already present in party’s law, therefore, the ECP cannot hear such matters.

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