Petition challenging Maryam Nawaz' candidacy for PP-173 dismissed

02:02 PM | 23 Jun, 2018
Petition challenging Maryam Nawaz' candidacy for PP-173 dismissed
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LAHORE – The petition challenging Maryam Nawaz’s candidature for Punjab Assembly constituency PP-173 has been dismissed by appellate tribunal on Saturday.

The petitioner had challenged Maryam’s nomination papers for PP-173 , asserting that the de-facto Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader possessed two CNICs.

The appellate tribunal dismissed the petition stating that it was inadmissible.

Maryam Nawaz , will be contesting for the upcoming general election from National Assembly constituencies NA-125 and NA-127 in Lahore, and Punjab Assembly constituency PP-173 .

Meanwhile, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Dr Yasmin Rashid has also challenged the nomination papers of Maryam Nawaz for NA-125. The appellate tribunal will hear the petition later today.