Sheikh Rasheed to approach court over ECP’s decision to postpone elections in NA-60

Sheikh Rasheed, Chief of Awami Muslim League (AML) has announced on Sunday to approach the court against the decision of Election Commission of Pakistan to postpone the general election process in the constituency of NA-60 Rawalpindi after the disqualification of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) candidate Hanif Abbasi.

The AML Chief said in a statement that the general elections in a specific constituency can only be postponed in case of the candidate’s death.

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Sheikh Rasheed added that he is feeling conspiracy behind postpone of the general elections in the NA-60 Rawalpindi.

Sheikh Rasheed had declared the Election Commission’s decision to postpone the election as unconstitutional and equivalent to the pre-poll rigging.

The anti-narcotics court in Rawalpindi had awarded life imprisonment to the candidate nominated by the PML-N Hanif Abbasi on Saturday in the ephedrine quota case.

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